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Tsunami warnings using ocean circulation models part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This resource is an abstract. This study uses numerical models that take advantage of digital seismometry and satellite radar altimetry to shed light on tsunami source and formation mechanisms. The ...

Predicting catastrophic earthquakes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This resource provides an abstract. This article discusses a method based on the magnitude-frequency distribution of previous earthquakes in a region. It is used to examine the probability of a small ...

Reassessing the earthquake threat to San Francisco part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This resource provides an abstract. New research suggests that authorities may need to reassess the threat posed by the Hayward fault, the fault responsible for San Francisco's highly ...

Molten rock makes big earthquakes bigger part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This resource provides an abstract. A modified friction welding device was used to spin one small cylinder of granite against another at high speed and pressure in order to simulate two plates ...

Stopping stick-slip seismic events? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This resource provides an abstract. This study models underground frictional resistance in stick-slip seismic events in order to determine the amount of energy needed to weaken a fault plane enough ...

Previous Fast Moment Tensor Solutions part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This National Earthquake Information Center page has monthly listings of earthquakes in the past 12 months with fast moment tensor solutions. Data for each event includes location, depth, magnitude, ...

IRIS - Recent Earthquake Teachable Moments part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Powerpoint presentations, animations and other visualizations for anyone who wants to teach about the most recent earthquake in the news.

Seismograms for 2005 October 08 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USGS page contains seismograms from more than 25 stations around the world that recorded the waves from the October 8, 2005 Pakistan earthquake.

Last 8 to 30 Days of Earthquake Activity from the QED part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Quick Epicenter Determinations (QED) map and list displays information on earthquakes that occurred between 8 and 30 days ago. The site provides information on earthquakes around the world, ...

Tsunami Generation Animation part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This QuickTime animation by Professor Miho Aoki at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Art Department clearly illustrates how a tsunami can be generated by a subduction zone earthquake. The ...