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Southern California Deformation

David D. Jackson, Zheng-Kang Shen, David Potter, Xiaobin Ge, & Li-Yu Sung

Published September 12, 1997, SCEC Contribution #672

Southern California is one of the most seismically active places in the United States and has therefore been of long-standing interest to geoscientists. In their Perspective, Jackson et al. discuss recent work to collect geodetic data on the motion and earthquake potential of the faults in southern California.

Jackson, D. D., Shen, Z., Potter, D., Ge, X., & Sung, L. (1997). Southern California Deformation. Science, 277(5332), 1621-1622. doi: 10.1126/science.277.5332.1621.