What causes tremors? What makes them stop? Can they be predicted? Are our buildings as safe as they can be?
September 15, 2008 |
David Oglesby, a geophysicist at the University of California, Riverside, shakes out a response.
William Menke, a seismologist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, explains
Earthquakes kill thousands of people and cause billions of dollars in damage every year
In the tragic aftermath of the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004, scientists and warning centers are now better equipped to forecast and model these monstrous waves
A lack of rumbling does not necessarily make an earthquake harmless. Some of the quiet types could presage devastating tsunamis or larger, ground-shaking shocks
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