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Seismicity in Last 30 Days
Volcanoes without recent seismicity
Posted by S. Malone, 01/07/2015
UW Today press release was sent out today and will certainly be followed by many news stories about our plans to make seismic recordings of the shaking of CenturyLink Field due to fan enthusiam during the playoff games.
Posted by S. Malone, 12/26/2014
The United Nations News Center reports on the state of the tsunami warning system for the Inidan Ocean 10 years after the most devistating tsunami in history. Other reports include: UNESCO report on monitoring; Wikipedia; and "after & now" from the BBC.
Posted by A. Ling, 12/15/2014
The Los Angeles Times (and the Seattle Times reporduces it) has a report on the appropriation of $5 million federal funding for earthquake early warning system (EEW) along the West Coast. California should begin to roll out EEW next year. Tom Banse of NW News Network interviews USGS geophysicist Doug Given and PNSN director John Vidale about the future EEW funding and development.
Posted by A. Ling, 12/04/2014
Latest Seismo Blog Posts
January 19, 2015
by Steve Malone
January 11, 2015
by Steve Malone
The PNSN reduces risk within the states of Washington and Oregon by
- monitoring ground motions within the region in order to better understand earthquake and volcano hazards and their impacts on the physical, economic, political, and social environment,
- providing the most accurate information about earthquakes and volcanoes as rapidly as possible to public officials, the public, and for education, and
- advocating comprehensive and cost-effective measures for reducing the harmful effects of earthquakes and volcanoes.