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Science and Society
12 February 2024

Seismometers listen in on ocean waves in a warming world

Wind-driven ocean waves beat on Earth’s seafloor, creating a continuous signal for which seismic stations around the world listen—a signal that is increasing.

Science and Society
9 January 2024

Magma and mountain building at the Columbia River Gorge

The Columbia River has sawed its way to the sea as a mountain range grew up around it. There is history to be read in the walls of the gorge, including history of the mountains’ rise.

12 December 2023

Board of Directors election results

This year’s Board of Directors election is complete and the votes from consortium member representatives have been tallied. We have some incoming Board members to welcome, and others to thank!

7 December 2023

Upcoming changes in the operation of the NSF-funded Global Seismographic Network stations

Operational aspects of a portion of NSF-funded Global Seismographic Network (GSN) stations will be transitioned to EarthScope Consortium.

27 November 2023

Cloud data operations: an update on our progress

As the new cloud architecture for our data systems is taking shape, it’s time to start sharing information about the new capabilities that will become available.

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.