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Underground Clues Help Explain an Old Earthquake Mystery


2015-09-19

By Adam Mann - Fall 2015

In 1811 and 1812, the New Madrid earthquakes destroyed homes and buildings through northeast Arkansas and the Missouri Bootheel. According to…

The accelerometer installed at P248, clamped to the vertical leg of the GPS monument. (Photo Doerte Mann, UNAVCO)

Low-Cost Additions to the Plate Boundary Observatory for Earthquake Early Warning


2015-04-15

By Doerte Mann and Beth Bartel - Spring 2015

One of the major benefits of the Plate Boundary Observatory (PBO) is its contribution to prototype Earthquake Early Warning systems (EEW).

Location of broadband seismic stations operating in the continental US before EarthScope (white circles). The Transportable Array leaves behind 260 new “legacy” stations (all non-white circles).

The Legacy of the USArray Transportable Array


2015-04-13

By Andy Frassetto, IRIS - Spring 2015

In the fall of 2003, before EarthScope began, approximately 200 modern broadband seismic stations operated across the contiguous United States,

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A Coast-to-Coast View of the Mantle Beneath the United States


2015-04-01

By Brandon Schmandt, University of New Mexico and Fan-Chi Lin, University of Utah - Spring 2015

One of the major observational components of the EarthScope program is the…

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EarthScope Science and Disaster Preparedness


2015-01-14

Engaging Educators in EarthScope Science and Disaster Preparedness Through Professional Development Workshops in Coastal Cascadia
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The EarthScope Decade Symposium


2014-10-14

Celebrating Ten Years of Geoscience Accomplishments
Magnetotelluric Transportable Array and Backbone Location

USArray Continues Field Activities in 2014


2014-10-14

By Perle Dorr, IRIS - Summer 2014

Since the completion of the Transportable Array in the Lower 48 during fall 2013, USArray has focused on the creation of the Central and Eastern US

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New Active Earth Monitor Content Set


2014-10-14

Midcontinent Rift Available in Spring 2015
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Teaching Educators: PBO Data and Classroom Resources


2014-10-14

by UNAVCO - Fall 2014

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Workshop Report: Modern and Ancient Basement Arches and the Connection to Flat Slab Subduction


2014-09-22

By Megan Anderson (CC), Kate Miller (TAMU), Susan Beck (UA), and Margarete Jadamec (UH) - Fall 2014

The structural dissimilarity between basement-involved arches and thin…