SCEC Highlights and News

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

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02/15/2017
Ventura fault could cause stronger shaking, new research finds
A new study by a team of researchers, including one from the University of California, Riverside, found that the fault u...
Phys.org
02/15/2017
Recovering from Disasters: Social Networks Matter More Than Bottled Water and Batteries
Standard advice about preparing for disasters focuses on building shelters and stockpiling things like food, water and b...
02/14/2017
Santa Monica Seeks to Pass the Nation's Most Extensive Earthquake Retrofit Plan
Santa Monica’s safety rules would go beyond what Los Angeles has done by requiring not only wood apartments and concre...
02/08/2017
Integrating Topographic Imaging into Geoscience Field Courses
Fieldwork is a fundamental part of the geosciences, and there is a longstanding tradition of teaching field methods as p...
AGU EOS
02/08/2017
When Strike-Slip Faults Bend
Strike-slip faults often seem like the least complex faults out of the bunch compared to thrust and normal faults, but i...
AGU EOS
01/31/2017
Advancing Earthquake System Science: A New Phase of Research Begins
For more than 25 years, the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) has advanced earthquake system science thr...
Jason Ballmann
01/16/2017
What's Keeping Those Freeway Interchanges Up In An Earthquake?
Nearly 23 years ago, on January 17, the Northridge earthquake gave Los Angeles its last good rattle. The magnitude 6.7 q...
LAist
01/16/2017
Application Portal for 2017 SCEC Internship Programs Opens
SCEC offers two internship programs for college undergraduate students: 1) SCEC/SURE (Summer Undergraduate Research Expe...
Jason Ballmann
01/11/2017
Get to Know SCEC, Our Science and Community
What's SCEC? What is "earthquake system science"? In February 1st, the SCEC community will continue and lead the next ph...
12/30/2016
Creep on the Hayward Fault
California’s Hayward Fault is considered one of the most dangerous seismological zones in the United States. It runs t...
The New Yorker