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“Segment-Jumping” Ridgecrest Earthquakes Explored in New Study

May 24, 2023

A Scripps Oceanography seismologist and colleagues have used a supercomputer to reveal the complex dynamics of the 2019 Ridgecrest earthquakes — the biggest earthquakes to hit California in more than 20 years.

Long-running Seismic Network Awarded $16.7 Million Extension

October 4, 2018

A seismographic network based at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego will continue to provide vital real-time data about earthquakes and other seismic events over the next five years thanks to a $16.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

Prominent Seismologist Unlocks Antarctica’s Secrets at Public Lecture

September 4, 2014

A seismologist who uses seismic waves to create images of the earth’s interior has been selected to receive the 2014 Robert L. and Bettie P. Cody Award in Ocean Sciences from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Douglas Wiens, a professor of earth and planetary sciences at Washington…

J. Freeman Gilbert: Leading Scripps Oceanography Geophysicist

August 21, 2014

James Freeman Gilbert, a renowned professor emeritus of geophysics in the Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, died in Portland, Oregon, on Aug. 15, 2014, from injuries related to an auto accident. He was 83…

Scripps Scientists Discover Evidence of Super-fast Deep Earthquake

July 10, 2014

As scientists learn more about earthquakes that rupture at fault zones near the planet’s surface—and the mechanisms that trigger them—an even more intriguing earthquake mystery lies deeper in the planet.

Scripps Researchers Pinpoint Hot Spots as Earthquake Trigger Points

August 29, 2012

Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have come a step closer to deciphering some of the basic mysteries and mechanisms behind earthquakes and how average-sized earthquakes may evolve into massive earthquakes.

Critical Earthquake Monitoring Network Continues Operation with Private Funding

November 12, 2015

A key earthquake monitoring network operated by UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography will continue with funding support from Seismic Warning Systems Inc. The $700,000 gift will sponsor operations of the ANZA Seismic Network, which features earthquake monitoring stations in San Diego and Riverside counties. The state-of-the art system…

SDSC and Intel Open Second Intel Parallel Computing Center at SDSC

February 9, 2016

Intel has opened a second parallel computing center at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), at the University of California, San Diego. The focus of this new engagement is on earthquake research, including detailed computer simulations of major seismic activity that can be used to better inform and assist disaster…

Six UC San Diego Professors Named 2013 AAAS Fellows

November 25, 2013

Six professors at the University of California, San Diego have been named 2013 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the nation’s largest general science organization.

SDSC, SDSU Share in $4.6 Million NSF Grant to Simulate Earthquake Faults

September 23, 2011

Researchers from the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, and San Diego State University (SDSU) will be assisting researchers from six other universities and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to develop detailed, large-scale computer simulations of earthquake faults under a new $4.6 million National…

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