SCEC Highlights and News

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

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08/16/2017
Caltech and others get $4.9 million for earthquake warning system
Caltech and six other institutions were awarded a total of $4.9 million in funds by the U.S. Geological Survey today for...
LA Daily News
08/11/2017
California Earthquake Authority Policy Sales up 5.4% in 2Q from Year Ago
Californians may be getting the idea that they live in earthquake country. That’s the underlying message that can be f...
Insurance Journal
08/11/2017
Potential Earthquake Worries in Santa Barbara Channel
The Ventura-Pitas Point fault courses through downtown Ventura before cutting outward to the coast and along the Santa B...
Santa Barbara Independent
08/11/2017
Stanford researchers find similar characteristics in human-induced and natural earthquakes
A magnitude 5.6 earthquake likely induced by injection into deep disposal wells in the Wilzetta North field caused hou...
Stanford
08/02/2017
USGS: New Earthquake Scenario Maps and Interface
Check out the new GIS interactive map for viewing nearly 800 new ShakeMap earthquake scenarios developed for the contine...
USGS
08/02/2017
Harvesting Earthquake Fault Slip f­rom Laser Images of Napa's Vineyards
A new U.S. Geological Survey-led study suggests that earthquake-related deformation just below the Earth's surface can b...
USGS
07/27/2017
The 2017 UseIT Internship: Navigating "Wicked Problems"
The southern segment of the San Andreas fault has not generated a large earthquake since the 1857 M7.9 Fort Tejon earthq...
The 2017 UseIT Communications Work Group
07/27/2017
How strike-slip faults form, the origin of earthquakes
Structural geologist Michele Cooke calls it the "million-dollar question" that underlies all work in her laboratory at t...
UMass
07/20/2017
2017 AGU Union Medal, Award, and Prize Recipients Announced
Congratulations to SCEC Director Tom Jordan, who was awarded AGU's William Bowie Medal! Every year, the American Ge...
07/18/2017
State finds new active fault strands in Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, and Hollywood
On 13 July, the California Geological Survey released four preliminary Earthquake Fault Zone maps for parts of Los Angel...
Temblor