SCEC Highlights and News

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

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New SCEC/USGS Community Stress Drop Validation Study Launched
Stress is released when an earthquake occurs. This ‘stress drop’ is a key parameter for earthquake source physics, a...
5 Powerful Lessons From SCEC’s Exceptional Research Mentors
As the 2021 internship season gets underway, we can tap into powerful lessons learned from the 2020 program. Despite the...
Community Fault Model v5.3 Released with Updated Web Tools for Improved Access
We are pleased to announce the release of version 5.3 of the SCEC Community Fault Model (CFM5.3) — the most detailed a...
From the Director: Activities and Prospects in Early 2021
Springtime in southern California Dear SCEC Community, Happy March 2021 equinox! Fl...
Dennis Mileti, SCEC Advisor and Friend, Dies at 75
Dr. Dennis Mileti was the former Director of the Natural Hazards Center at the U...
Why California is Safer Because of the San Fernando Earthquake
No matter what else is going on in the world, earthquakes are always relevant in California because they are a constant ...
Steve Bohlen, Acting State Geologist, California Geological Survey
Opportunities from SCEC’s Experiential Learning and Career Advancement
A year into the pandemic, we continue to evaluate the extent of disruption to career growth due to suspended experientia...
How SCEC Helps People "ShakeOut" for Tsunamis
10 years ago this March, an unexpectedly-large M9.1 earthquake off Japan’s east coast generated an enormous tsunami. E...
Why do some faults appear to slip backwards?
Rarely can a two-day group field trip provide new information about the physics of earthquakes. Guided by satellite ...
Rocket Rules: Earthquake Materials for Children
Since 2017, SCEC and the Hero and You Foundation have been working together to create earthquake education and preparedn...