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Archive for December 30th, 2008

EarthScope looks into the planet

Posted by The College of Science at OSU on December 30, 2008

President Ray’s quarterly report brings us news of the EarthScope Program:

A first-of-its-kind transcontinental project called EarthScope, whose national office is located at OSU, is giving geologists an unprecedented look into the depths of North America. Their work is already turning up clues about silent quakes, creaking fault lines and the potential for a tremor to become a convulsion that topples buildings and sends tsunamis racing toward shore.

See the entire article here.


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