SCEC Highlights and News

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

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06/21/2021
SCEC Broadband Platform for Ground Motion Simulation and Validation
The SCEC Broadband Platform (BBP) is a collection of open-source codes used to simulate broadband (0-20+ Hz) ground ...
06/19/2021
New SCEC/USGS Community Stress Drop Validation Study Launched
Stress is released when an earthquake occurs. This ‘stress drop’ is a key parameter for earthquake source physics, a...
06/19/2021
5 Powerful Lessons From SCEC’s Exceptional Research Mentors
As the 2021 internship season gets underway, we can tap into powerful lessons learned from the 2020 program. Despite the...
06/17/2021
June 2021 WSSPC Monthly Bulletin
Tsunamis from uncommon sources, fracking-induced earthquakes in Texas, and examining "slow-slip" earthquakes - all in th...
WSSPC
06/15/2021
Community Fault Model v5.3 Released with Updated Web Tools for Improved Access
We are pleased to announce the release of version 5.3 of the SCEC Community Fault Model (CFM5.3) — the most detailed a...
05/18/2021
Study reveals the workings of nature’s own earthquake blocker
A new study finds a naturally occurring “earthquake gate” that decides which earthquakes are allowed to grow into ma...
UC Riverside
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