Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Quake maps forecast who's on shaky ground

 

 

Imagine if alongside your local weather outlook there also was an earthquake forecast. You’d know if you needed to bring an umbrella and secure loose items before leaving the house in the morning.

The CyberShake project, based at the Southern California Earthquake Center, is advancing science toward that goal. The project is producing seismic hazard maps that predict how much ground motion can be expected throughout the L.A. basin over the next 50 years.

Full story at Futurity.

Posted via web from The Newport Beach Lifestyle

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