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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

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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

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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

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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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