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UW seismology lab analyzed quakes before Mount St. Helens eruption - KING5.com


Malone is a seismologist who studies earthquakes, and earthquakes play a key role in volcanic eruptions. However, Malone's work has taken a personal turn as well. He was on the mountain just two days before the eruption and recalled the loss of ...and more »

Fri, 19 May 2017 01:18:54 GMT | MORE DETAILS

George Plafker wins top honor in seismology - EurekAlert (press release)


The Seismological Society of America (SSA) will present its highest honor, the 2017 Harry Fielding Reid Medal, to U.S. Geological Survey emeritus geologist George Plafker, for his transformative work on megathrust earthquakes in subduction zones ...

Thu, 11 May 2017 14:51:29 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Agency takes tectonics study to earthquake-prone Alaska - News 12 Hudson Valley


(Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology via AP). This undated photo provided by Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology shows a seismic station installed at Anaktuvak Pass in Alaska's Brooks Range. The station sends out earthquake .

Wed, 24 May 2017 18:14:00 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Seismologist considers himself minor baseball celebrity - Washington Times


Dixon is part of the seismology staff at the U.S. Geological Survey's Alaska Volcano Center on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. After spending eight hours monitoring seismic activity across the state, he spends upward of four hours managing ...and more »

Sat, 06 May 2017 14:01:35 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Magnitude 5.5 quake shakes Zambales - Philippine Star


MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolted Zambales on Thursday evening, a bulletin from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said, generating possible aftershocks but no damage is expected. The tremor struck ...

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:20:13 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Alaska aquiver: State hosts plate tectonics research effort - Phys.org - Phys.Org


Alaska averages 40000 earthquakes per year, with more large quakes than the other 49 states combined, and America's shakiest state is about to have its ...

Wed, 24 May 2017 07:07:47 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Missing from President Trump's budget: Funds for California's ... - Los Angeles Times


The West Coast's earthquake early warning system would die under Trump's budget.and more »

Fri, 26 May 2017 04:41:56 GMT | MORE DETAILS

No destructive earthquakes predicted in Kyrgyzstan in 2017 – Seismology Institute - AKIpress (press release) (subscription)


AKIPRESS.COM - No destructive earthquakes are expected in Kyrgyzstan this year, Director of the Seismology Institute Kanatbek Abdrahmanov told AKIpress today... You are trying to access paid-for content on our website. We charge 190 som for the access ...and more »

Tue, 02 May 2017 07:54:07 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Annemarie Baltay honored with Charles F. Richter Early Career ... - EurekAlert (press release)


Annemarie Baltay, a research geophysicist at the US Geological Survey in Menlo Park, has been honored with the Seismological Society of America's (SSA) ...and more »

Thu, 11 May 2017 14:51:29 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Formerly undiscovered tectonic plates may explain mysterious Vityaz earthquakes - Inhabitat


And this new seismology is like turning the Hubble to look into the Earth, because as we look deeper and get clearer images, we can see what the Earth might have looked like further and further back in time.” Another scientist from the University of ...

Fri, 26 May 2017 11:23:49 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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