SCEC Highlights and News

Archive of SCEC highlights and news articles that may be of interest to the SCEC community.

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05/05/2021
Surprising recharacterization of earthquake risk along a strand of the San Andreas
A recent study indicates increased slip rates along the Mission Creek strand of the San Andreas Fault, suggesting a nove...
Temblor
05/05/2021
In major milestone, U.S. earthquake early warning system now covers entire West Coast
On Tuesday at 8 a.m., mobile users in Washington state finally gained access to the earthquake early warning system’s ...
LA Times
05/05/2021
When it comes to earthquakes, size matters but so does the terrain
Earthquakes can be like Jell-O. A simple, yet often used analogy is that if you’re sitting in a valley or basin, it ac...
CNN
04/01/2021
Coachella Valley Disaster Preparedness webinar will feature Dr. Dennis Mileti’s last presentation on earthquake preparedness Wednesday
You can never be too prepared for an earthquake or other disaster. That was what Dr. Dennis Mileti believed as a world-r...
Channel 3
04/01/2021
Who is most vulnerable during a major Northern California earthquake?
Most risk analysis focuses on the cascading effects of an earthquake such as landslides, fire or building damage. A rece...
Temblor
03/23/2021
From the Director: Activities and Prospects in Early 2021
Springtime in southern California Dear SCEC Community, Happy March 2021 equinox! Fl...
03/22/2021
Dennis Mileti, SCEC Advisor and Friend, Dies at 75
Dr. Dennis Mileti was the former Director of the Natural Hazards Center at the U...
03/19/2021
Why California is Safer Because of the San Fernando Earthquake
No matter what else is going on in the world, earthquakes are always relevant in California because they are a constant ...
Steve Bohlen, Acting State Geologist, California Geological Survey
03/19/2021
Opportunities from SCEC’s Experiential Learning and Career Advancement
A year into the pandemic, we continue to evaluate the extent of disruption to career growth due to suspended experientia...
03/18/2021
How SCEC Helps People "ShakeOut" for Tsunamis
10 years ago this March, an unexpectedly-large M9.1 earthquake off Japan’s east coast generated an enormous tsunami. E...