Tag Archives: Seismology

New Research Project: Seismic Hazards

The next addition to Research Now’s expanding portfolio of research projects is an evaluation of the faults and character of the seafloor in the vicinity of the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal. Continue reading

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Growth, but No Seismicity

Despite appearances, the Turkish-Iranian plateau did not attain its current height by seismic faulting—at least according to a new theory. Continue reading

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The Other Gutenberg

Seismologist’s legacy includes discontinuities in Earth’s mantle and beyond. Continue reading

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A Seismic Story told by Turbidites

Sediment deposits off the coast of Washington and Oregon reveal periodic tsunami and earthquakes of similar magnitude to the ones that struck Japan’s Tohoku region in March 2011. Continue reading

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