SCEC Highlights and News

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

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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
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...
From the Director: Activities and Prospects in Early 2021
Springtime in southern California Dear SCEC Community, Happy March 2021 equinox! Fl...
Dennis Mileti, SCEC Advisor and Friend, Dies at 75
Dr. Dennis Mileti was the former Director of the Natural Hazards Center at the U...
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
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...
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...
Why do some faults appear to slip backwards?
Rarely can a two-day group field trip provide new information about the physics of earthquakes. Guided by satellite ...
The most powerful earthquake to hit Japan as experienced by the survivors
Using footage shot at the center of the March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami, we bring you a story of horr...
Ten years on, economic growth is faltering in disaster-hit areas
While Japan will soon mark the 10th anniversary of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami, the economy of affe...
The Japan Times