SCEC Highlights and News

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

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06/24/2022
Seismic waves from earthquakes reveal changes in the Earth's outer core
Discrepancies in seismic waves from two similar events hint at dynamic processes in the outer core ...
Phys.org
06/24/2022
Earthquake tech could limit deaths. Afghanistan shows it’s not easy.
Researchers are building algorithmic tools to better predict earthquakes and give people more time to flee. But structur...
Washington Post
06/24/2022
Magnitude 3.5 earthquake felt near Coalinga
This story was automatically generated by Quakebot, a computer application that monitors the latest earthquakes detected...
Los Angeles Times
06/24/2022
Why Was Afghanistan’s Magnitude 5.9 Earthquake So Devastating?
Famed seismologist Lucy Jones explains how building methods and quake dynamics interact—and what to do about the probl...
Scientific American
06/16/2022
Landers Earthquake 30th Anniversary Webinar
Join us for a special commemorative webinar: ​ Lessons, Lore, and Legacies of the 1992 Landers Earthquake ...
SCEC and USGS
06/15/2022
Data is transforming our understanding of natural disasters
New types of data collection and faster computers are helping our knowledge of earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes – ...
Stanford Engineering News
06/10/2022
Mars “earthquakes”: Red Planet might have more seismic activity than we ever expected
For almost two and a half years, the InSight lander has been recording "earthquakes" on Mars, dubbed "marsquakes." ...
BigThink
06/10/2022
Lab earthquake study justifies pumping CO2 underground to avert climate warming
They have found that despite some fears, this process does not cause earthquakes if CO2 is injected at the pressures com...
Phys.org
06/10/2022
The Earth moves far under our feet: New study shows Earth’s inner core oscillates
Using seismic data, scientists have found that the inner core oscillates on a six-year period. ...
USC Dornsife News
06/09/2022
The Big Data Revolution Unlocks New Opportunities for Seismology
The field of seismology is entering a new era where our understanding of earthquakes and the solid earth is increasingly...
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