Machine learning picks out hidden vibrations from earthquake data

Technique may help scientists more accurately map vast underground geologic structures.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 28, 2020 ~8 min

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Targeted, crowdsourced aid for Mexican earthquake victims | MIT News

MIT team’s online platform links those who need aid with those who can help. (Este artículo está disponible en español.)

School of Architecture and Planning • mit
Sept. 24, 2017 ~5 min

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Using energy-based designs to enhance earthquake hazard resistance | MIT News

International workshop funded by new MISTI Global Seed Fund showcases the potential of energy-based structural analysis and sensing.

Carolyn Schmitt | Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering • mit
Aug. 10, 2017 ~7 min

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2014 Napa earthquake continued to creep, weeks after main shock | MIT News

Continuing seismic activity could pose additional hazards to infrastructure.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Aug. 19, 2016 ~8 min

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MIT community galvanizes support for earthquake relief efforts | MIT News

Community members are working on fundraising efforts in the wake of recent quakes in Ecuador and Japan.

MIT News Office • mit
April 25, 2016 ~2 min

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Triggered earthquakes give insight into changes below Earth’s surface | MIT News

Quakes can change elastic properties of the Earth’s crust up to 6,000 kilometers away.

Helen Knight | MIT News correspondent • mit
Oct. 20, 2015 ~6 min

 earthquakes  research  school-of-science  earth-and-atmospheric-sciences

MIT’s response to earthquake in Nepal | MIT News

MIT supports recovery and learning following earthquake in Nepal.

MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 8, 2015 ~5 min

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Preparing Boston for the "big one" | MIT News

MIT-SUTD postdoctoral fellow Ornella Iuorio explores structural retrofits to improve earthquake preparedness in Boston’s Back Bay.

Jesse DeLaughter | MIT-SUTD Collaboration Office • mit
March 24, 2015 ~6 min

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