SCEC Highlights and News

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

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08/07/2020
Multiscale variations of the crustal stress field throughout North America
The Earth’s crustal stress field controls active deformation and reflects the processes driving plate tectonics. Here ...
Nature
08/07/2020
Global quieting of high-frequency seismic noise due to COVID-19 pandemic lockdown measures
Human activity causes vibrations that propagate into the ground as high-frequency seismic waves. Measures to mitigate th...
Science
08/07/2020
Former LA Councilman Hal Bernson, Known for Earthquake Policy, Dies at 89
... the landmark work he did in getting Los Angeles ready for earthquakes -- long before the 1994 Northridge temblor mad...
NBC Los Angeles
08/07/2020
Ridgecrest earthquakes could cause a San Andreas chain reaction
The 2019 magnitude-6.4 and magnitude-7.1 Ridgecrest earthquakes were largely unforeseen. They struck on faults that had ...
Temblor
08/07/2020
Fault geometry plays a role in San Andreas ruptures
Computer simulations help researchers understand the range of possible outcomes of a rupture when key details of the San...
Temblor
08/07/2020
SCSN Report: 07/30/2020, M4.2 near Sylmar
This earthquake was also near the rupture of the M6.7 San Fernando earthquake. Recent historic events include M4.4 ...
SCSN
07/08/2020
New pathways and large-scale community partnerships awards expand Frontera’s research impact
Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) Earthquake Modeling, Ground Motion, and Hazard Simulations, with Christine ...
TACC
07/03/2020
July 2020: Ridgecrest Earthquake First Anniversary
Highlights from geology, geodesy, seismology, geotechnical and forecasting studies associated with the 2019 Ridgecrest e...
07/02/2020
Operational aftershock forecasting during the Ridgecrest sequence
The 2019 Ridgecrest earthquake sequence was the first significant ‘real-world’ application of the Third Uniform Cali...
07/02/2020
Lessons from the 2019 Ridgecrest earthquakes: a geodetic perspective
The 2019 M7.1 Ridgecrest earthquake was the third major earthquake to occur in the Eastern California Shear Zone since t...