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USArray Detects Hurricane Sandy


2013-01-01

By IRIS - Winter 2013

The USArray’s Transportable Array (TA) seismometers and barometers have documented ground motion and atmospheric pressure changes due to Hurricane…

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EarthScope National Office Hosts EarthCube Conference


2012-09-22

By Dr. Mike Gurnis, Caltech - Fall 2012

Sixty scientists met at Arizona State University on October 29 and 30 and discussed the current state and future potential for the…

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PBO GPS Updates


2012-09-22

By Glen Mattioli, UNAVCO - Fall 2012

Currently, there are 1120 GPS sites and 28 tilt meters, as well as numerous other strainmeters actively measuring deformation. In…

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Understanding Continental Evolution using Data from the Transportable Array


2012-09-22

By Dr.Hersh Gilbert - Fall 2012

Do high mountains possess thick roots of low-density crust that keep them a"oat in the denser mantle, or do zones of low-density mantle…

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EarthScope Interpretive Workshop - Central Appalachian Region


2012-06-22

Photo above, courtesy of Wendy Taylor

Hosted by James Madison University (JMU) and organized by ESNO, this workshop featured…

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EarthScope and Place-Based Education


2012-06-22

By Steven Semken - Summer 2012

When we affix meaning to any physical locality—by naming it, building a home there, exploring its geology and geophysics as EarthScope…

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EarthScope and GeoPRISMS Complimentary Research and Joint Planning


2012-06-01

By Ramon Arrowsmith, ESNO Director - Summer 2012

A balance between EarthScope-centric data gathering, science, and the interests and capabilities of other complementary communities is

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Mineral, VA Earthquake Demonstrates the Passive Aggressive Margin of Eastern North America


2012-03-22

By Meghan Berg - Spring 2012

On August 23, 2011, the Mw 5.8 Mineral, Virginia, earthquake rocked the east coast of the U.S. While moderate in comparison to recent mega-…

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Tales from the Field: PBO Installation in Alaska


2012-03-22

Max Enders - Spring 2012

When UNAVCO set about building the Earthscope Plate Boundary Observatory (PBO) no challenge was nearly as daunting as the prospect of installing…

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EarthScope Social Media Blitz


2012-03-22

By ESNO - Spring 2012

Social media sites have emerged as a popular and effective form of communication among all age groups, with more than half of the teenage and adult…