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Rain Or Shine, The Idea Of 'Earthquake Weather' Is Shaky Science With A Hint Of 'Maybe'

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — California received a big dose of Nature’s wrath this week from a wild storm which brought widespread flooding and landslides to the Bay Area. 567 more words

News

Rant: CRUST5.1, 2.0, 1.0

IF you know what those things are (CRUST 5.1, 2.0 and 1.0), then you probably know where this is going.  And well, if not, hang on. 1,554 more words

Science

Los Angeles Proposes Sweeping Upgrades To Prevent Earthquake Catastrophe

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday proposed spending billions of dollars to better protect Los Angeles against a devastating earthquake by strengthening thousands of vulnerable older buildings and fortifying the city’s water and communications systems. 652 more words

California News

So, About Last Night's Earthquake

I was sitting in the sofa writing my last blog post when the TV gave a loud warning tone. On the screen was an early earthquake warning in Japanese and English. 174 more words

Science

How Dynamic is Topography in the Western U.S.?

We have the unusual presence of two papers published in the same year essentially trying to do the same thing: determine how much topography is caused by isostasy in the crust and mantle and how much might be non-isostatic (or dynamic). 2,076 more words

Tectonics

Field Notes: Ethiopia

Before I fall too far down the rabbit hole that will be my attempts to make up for missing two weeks of the semester for field work, here are some thoughts on my trip to Ethiopia. 1,204 more words