Borehole strainmeter B030, Fall Creek, Oregon.

Fall Creek, Oregon


Borehole strainmeter B030 records slip around the world
The Dempster Highway winds southward in the distance from station TA.G30M, situated north of the Arctic Circle.

Driving the Dempster


The Transportable Array deploys along a remote Canadian “highway”
Instruments near the summit of Mount St. Helens capture its every move. (photo credit: Beth Bartel, UNAVCO)

Watching a Volcano Breathe


Plate Boundary Observatory monitoring networks on Mount St. Helens
iMUSH project panorama

The Multi-Chambered Heart of Mount St. Helens


Enhancing earthquake detection and imaging beneath the volcano
USA STEM Festival, 2016

Fall 2016 Education Corner


For every InSights issue, we feature two of the dozens of tools, modules, and activities that utilize EarthScope data to benefit a wide variety of users. We intend to reach K–12 and university educators, as well as informal programs like museums.

Good Times, Better Ages


How the EarthScope AGeS program evolved
PBO station Highlight

Triangulation Point, Oregon


PBO Station P405 battles the elements at an energetic plate boundary
STEM Festival in Washington DC

Getting Hands On With EarthScope


By ESNO - Spring 2016

"Wow, it's moving!" was called out frequently in the busy hall that housed the largest (and free!) national science festival. More than 365,000 people of all ages and

PBO AC55 station

Creeping Calamity


Using the Plate Boundary Observatory to monitor landslide motion. GPS Station AC55 in Alaska was moving more than expected. Some movement was normal due to tectonic plate movement and residual motion from previous earthquakes—other GPS stations...

A Magnetic Meeting of Space and Earth


Magnetic storms, triggered by the interaction of the solar wind with Earth’s magnetosphere, not only produce our aurora light shows, but can also induce electric fields in our planet’s subsurface.