January 22, 2009
Recent tectonic activity around the world has sparked a rise in news coverage regarding the UNAVCO science community. We’d like to take this opportunity to remind you how to stay in touch with UNAVCO news. We update the UNAVCO Newsroom with recent articles as they come in. These articles are also posted on UNAVCO’s Facebook page, and often via UNAVCO’s Twitter account. You can stay up-to-date with recent UNAVCO project highlights here. Please feel free to let us know of other relevant articles not posted on the UNAVCO site that may be of interest to the community.
Here are the most recent articles, many related to the recent events in Haiti:
A Deadly Quake in a Seismic Hot Zone: January 25, 2010: New York Times [WEB]
Figure 1 - The potential for large earthquakes in Haiti and the Dominican Republic was forecast by a model of the northeastern Caribbean created by a team of experts. UNAVCO Community member Eric Calais, a professor of geophysics at Purdue University, led the research team that is the only group utilizing advanced measurement equipment along the Enriquillo and Septentrional faults in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. [read more]
Figure 2 - UNAVCO Community Scientists are working to evaluate future Haiti risks. Image source: USGS. [read more]
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