SCEC Highlights and News

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

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08/16/2017
All About the San Andreas Fault
Many earthquakes have occurred along it, including famous ones in 1857, 1906 and 1989. The fault marks the bou...
Andrew Alden
08/16/2017
How Friction Evolves During an Earthquake
By simulating earthquakes in a lab, engineers at Caltech have documented the evolution of friction during an earthquakeâ...
Caltech
08/16/2017
Caltech and others get $4.9 million for earthquake warning system
Caltech and six other institutions were awarded a total of $4.9 million in funds by the U.S. Geological Survey today for...
LA Daily News
08/11/2017
California Earthquake Authority Policy Sales up 5.4% in 2Q from Year Ago
Californians may be getting the idea that they live in earthquake country. That’s the underlying message that can be f...
Insurance Journal
08/11/2017
Potential Earthquake Worries in Santa Barbara Channel
The Ventura-Pitas Point fault courses through downtown Ventura before cutting outward to the coast and along the Santa B...
Santa Barbara Independent
08/11/2017
Stanford researchers find similar characteristics in human-induced and natural earthquakes
A magnitude 5.6 earthquake likely induced by injection into deep disposal wells in the Wilzetta North field caused hou...
Stanford
08/02/2017
USGS: New Earthquake Scenario Maps and Interface
Check out the new GIS interactive map for viewing nearly 800 new ShakeMap earthquake scenarios developed for the contine...
USGS
08/02/2017
Harvesting Earthquake Fault Slip f­rom Laser Images of Napa's Vineyards
A new U.S. Geological Survey-led study suggests that earthquake-related deformation just below the Earth's surface can b...
USGS
07/27/2017
A Summer with SCEC Interns: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Earthquake Science
The southern segment of the San Andreas fault has not generated a large earthquake since the 1857 M7.9 Fort Tejon earthq...
The 2017 UseIT Communications Work Group
07/27/2017
How strike-slip faults form, the origin of earthquakes
Structural geologist Michele Cooke calls it the "million-dollar question" that underlies all work in her laboratory at t...
UMass