Early seismic waves hold the clue to the power of the main temblor

Scientists will be able to predict earthquake magnitudes earlier thanks to new research by Marine Denolle, assistant professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard.

Anna Fiorentino • harvard
Aug. 7, 2019 ~4 min

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Study uses seismic noise to track water levels in underground aquifers

A recent study used seismic noise to measure the size and water levels in underground aquifers, focusing on California’s San Gabriel Valley aquifer, which had to meet the demands of 1 million people during a five-year drought.

Peter Reuell • harvard
Oct. 29, 2018 ~5 min

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