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City Of Long Beach Selected As Beta Site To Test Earthquake Early Warning System

LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — The California Institute of Technology and the United States Geological Survey selected the city of Long Beach to serve as a beta site for California Integrated Seismic Network (CISN) Earthquake Early Warning System (EEWS). 540 more words


3 Minor Earthquakes Strike Near Stanford Overnight

STANFORD (CBS SF) – The USGS reports that a series of small earthquakes hit near the Santa Clara-San Mateo County borders overnight.

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Magnitude 6.7 Quake Off British Columbia Coast 

PORT ALICE, British Columbia (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey’s National Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 6.7 quake has been recorded in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia’s Vancouver Island. 157 more words


Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake Hits Near Vancouver Island

PORT ALICE, British Columbia (CBS/AP) — A magnitude 6.6 quake was recorded Wednesday night in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia’s Vancouver Island, the U.S. 206 more words


USGS: Mercury in Fishes from 21 National Parks in the Western United States—Inter- and Intra-Park Variation in Concentrations and Ecological Risk

Click here to read the report. Here’s the abstract from the USGS (Collin A. Eagles-Smith/James J. Willacker Jr./Colleen M. Flanagan Pritz):

Mercury (Hg) is a global contaminant and human activities have increased atmospheric Hg concentrations 3- to 5-fold during the past 150 years.

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Fun Fact: San Andreas Fault Zone

The average rate of motion across the San Andreas Fault Zone during the past 3 million years is 56 mm/yr (2 in/yr). This is about the same rate at which your fingernails grow.

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Two Post-Doc Positions: Disturbance and Carbon Cycling, USGS

The US Geologic Survey is searching for two post-doc level research ecologists to join the Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center at Lakewood, CO. This is a term appointment for which all qualified applicants with or without Federal status may apply and be considered. 1,060 more words

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