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SCEC Highlights and News

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

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2022 SCEC Community Honors and Awards
Each year members of the SCEC Community are recognized with major awards and honors. This page is a collection of t...
Get to Know the SCEC Community
Dear SCEC Community, As part of my new role as an outreach partner with the SCEC Communication, Education and Ou...
From The Directors: The Only Constant is Change
SCEC NEWSLETTER In This Issue (December 2022) Two Decades of H...
Shaping of the Rupture and Fault Zone Observatory
Community efforts continued this fall to hone the concept and design of the Rupture and Fault Zone Observatory (RuFZO), ...
Two Decades of High-Performance Computing at SCEC
SCEC began its journey into high performance computing in 2001, when Thomas Jordan, former Director of SCEC, received a ...
Advance Your Professional Development with SCEC’s Internships and Transitions Programs
SCEC’s Experiential Learning and Career Advancement (ELCA) programs offer a variety of opportunities for students, pos...
From the Directors: Learning from the Past & Planning for the Future
  SCEC NEWSLETTER In This Issue (July 2022) Landers...
Remembering the 1952 Kern County earthquake, seventy years later
The Mw 7.3 1952 Kern County earthquake was one of California’s biggest earthquakes to date. Seventy years after the ma...
The Legend and Legacy of Landers
At the end of June, the SCEC community marked the 30th anniversary of the Landers earthquake, which occurred on June 28,...
There is Plenty of Room in the Fault Zone!
The internal structure of fault zones in the upper continental crust exhibits considerable complexity. Mature faults con...