SCEC Highlights and News

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

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Scientists can tell you when earthquakes are more likely to hit. But do you really want to know?
It’s one of those coping skills that comes with living in earthquake country: Putting the risk out of your mind until ...
Ron Lin
Millions Worldwide Participate In 2016 Great Shakeout Earthquake Drills
Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills, regionally organized campaigns linked together as a worldwide preparedness movement sp...
Jason Ballmann
Get Ready to ShakeOut on October 20, in California and Beyond
Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:20 a.m. on October 20* during Great Sha...
Seismic Wave Videos Combine Sight and Sound
Researchers convert seismic data into sounds and animations, providing scientists with a new way to view what happens to...
Jacobsen, Elizabeth
Despite alarming reports, the statistical probability of a "Big One" occurring in California temporarily went up only a small amount
On 26 September 2016, hundreds of small earthquakes rumbled across southern California's inland Salton Sea. Following th...
Binkowski, Brooke
Physics-Based Earthquake Simulations: SCEC and the Titan Supercomputer
Tom Jordan, Director, Southern California Earthquake at University of Southern California and a team of researchers are ...
NVIDIA Developer
Yifeng Cui (SDSC) to Speak at GPU Technology Conference in D.C.
Disciplines including exascale, big data analytics, weather forecasting, energy exploration, scientific visualization an...
NVIDIA Developer
Nation Prepares in September and Gets Ready to ShakeOut
Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills encourage everyone to come together and take action now to improve how well t...
Jason Ballmann
Uncharted: Exploring one of America’s fastest faults
Nearly 60 years after a magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck Lituya Bay, Alaska — leading to a tsunami that devastated the ...
Jetstream, the NSF-funded “Science” Cloud, has Launched!
Jetstream, the expansive NSF-funded cyberinfrastructure project intended in large measure to serve the long tail of scie...