SCEC Highlights and News

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

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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
03/02/2017
New USGS Maps Identify Potential Ground-Shaking Hazards in 2017
New USGS maps identify potential ground-shaking hazards in 2017 from both human-induced and natural earthquakes in the c...
USGS
03/02/2017
GNSS and the Surveyor: Take Me to School
The adaptation of GPS for civilian use is the single greatest step taken by  the land surveyor, more specifically t...
GPS World
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