SCEC Highlights and News

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

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04/27/2017
Using a method from Wall Street to track slow slipping of Earth’s crust
Stock traders have long used specialized trackers to decide when to buy or sell a stock, or when the market is beginning...
UW
04/27/2017
Seismic Science
“Earthquakes have become much more disruptive to society than they used to be,” said Thomas Jordan, director of the ...
USC Dornsife
04/12/2017
Uncovering Tsunamigenic Earthquakes Affecting Southern California
How well do we understand local-source tsunami hazards in Southern California? That was the question of the night at a t...
04/12/2017
“ShakeAlert” Earthquake Early Warning System Goes West Coast Wide
This milestone extends the ShakeAlert “production prototype” that was rolled out in California in 2016 to Washington...
USGS
04/12/2017
Could several California faults rupture together as in the M=7.8 New Zealand earthquake?
For several decades, geologists assumed that faults more than 5 km (3 mi) apart could not rupture together. This inferen...
03/30/2017
A Seismic Mapping Milestone
Because of Earth's layered composition, scientists have often compared the basic arrangement of its interior to that of ...
Phys.org
03/16/2017
The most complex fault rupture ever?
It has been just over four months since the M=7.8 Kaikoura, New Zealand earthquake rattled the country, leaving the land...
Temblor
03/10/2017
Fault System off San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles Counties Could Produce Magnitude 7.3 Quake
A fault system that runs from San Diego to Los Angeles is capable of producing up to magnitude 7.3 earthquakes if the of...
UCSD
03/08/2017
Earthquake Imaging: Smartphones, Drones, Lasers, and Radars
Every ad for a cellphone includes a plug about its camera. We want the images we take to have depth, beauty, and quality...
Jason Ballmann
03/07/2017
SDSC Achieves Record Performance in Seismic Simulations With Intel
“Going forward, we will use the new codes widely for some of the most challenging tasks at SCEC.” The multi-ins...
HPC Wire