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Science and Society
14 November 2023

NSF-funded GeoCode project demonstrates educational impact of coding and using large, real-world datasets

Students gain an authentic scientific experience by exploring large, real-world datasets and building coding skills with GeoCode’s educational modules.

Science and Society
17 October 2023

Corner reflectors installed at NOTA stations for NASA JPL Project

To facilitate calibration of InSAR ground displacement measurements, NASA JPL corner reflectors have been deployed next to NOTA stations along the San Andreas Fault. Check out this video to learn more!

Science and Society
16 October 2023

Fast and Slow: Chile’s subduction zone moves in distinct ways

Though Chile is known for several major earthquakes, the Atacama seismic gap features slow movement that scientists seek to unravel.

Science and Society
2 October 2023

Thorium spikes in Colorado streams could be caused by bedrock fractures

Changes in trace amounts of the element thorium in two Colorado catchments appear to be explained by subsurface fracturing. The cause of fracturing might be attributable to distant earthquakes.

29 September 2023

EarthScope congratulates community winners of 2023 AGU awards

EarthScope Consortium would like to congratulate a number of community members—including former staff members, collaborative projects, and individuals who have volunteered considerable time as Board of Directors members or short course instructors—on receiving 2023 AGU awards.

22 September 2023

International Undergraduate Interns Gain Skills and Mentorship in Seismology and Geodesy

This summer, EarthScope hosted seven students as part of the International Undergraduate Internship for Seismology and Geodesy Skills Building. Interns from six different countries spent the summer working virtually on a seismology or geodesy research project.

15 September 2023

EarthScope Consortium to support new NSF-funded Cascadia earthquake research center

EarthScope Consortium will be one of 16 institutions participating in the new NSF-funded Cascadia Region Earthquake Science Center (CRESCENT), which will study the Cascadia subduction zone and improve earthquake resiliency and preparedness across the Pacific Northwest.

Science and Society
22 August 2023

Former intern finds curious signal in geyser eruption data

Seismic monitoring of Yellowstone’s Steamboat Geyser showed that signals appeared weaker in winter—because of snow cover.

Science and Society
16 August 2023

Alaska earthquake data shows potential for early warning

During the summer of 2021, the magnitude 8.2 Chignik earthquake ruptured on the Alaskan coast, providing scientists, such as a team led by Parameswaran of University of Alaska Fairbanks, with a test case for a future early warning system for the region.