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Shaking Up Earthquake Studies by Increasing Access to Data, Tools and Research Results

September 13, 2023

Earthquake rupture forecast studies provide information about the probabilities of when earthquakes will occur, where they’ll take place and how strong they’ll be, but the tools aren’t available to most. That’s about to change.

New Technology Helps Monitor Fire Hazards in Southern California

March 31, 2016

…(HPWREN) and the Nevada Seismological Laboratory, expands Southern California’s state-of-the-art earthquake and weather monitoring system to better detect fires in real time before they spread. The HPWREN network currently includes more than 64 fixed mountaintop cameras positioned in 16 remote locations across San Diego, Riverside, and Imperial counties to support…

Wildfire Watch

November 16, 2017

…system, developed by the Seismological Lab at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), will build upon a larger network already in place in Lake Tahoe and Nevada that has been credited with the early detection of more than 300 fires in the region over the past two years. This collaboration…

Eyes on Wildfires

November 5, 2020

…launched by the Nevada Seismological Laboratory at the University of Nevada, Reno. Built on the backbone of the networking technology used in earthquake detection systems, the ALERTTahoe network expanded rapidly. When UC San Diego and the University of Oregon became partners, the network became ALERTWildfire. The efficacy of the network…

Cables Spanning Pacific Ocean Seafloor to Give Ocean Science a New Edge

February 27, 2012

Marine scientists and a commercial telecommunications company are exploring partnerships that could dramatically advance scientists’ ability to observe and study ocean processes, provide early alerts for potential disasters and study deep Earth geodynamics.

New Fault Discovered in Earthquake-Prone Southern California Region

October 4, 2016

…the University of California San Diego and the Nevada Seismological Laboratory at the University of Nevada, Reno published their recent discovery of a potentially significant fault that lies along the eastern edge of the Salton Sea.

Fault System off San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles Counties Could Produce a Magnitude 7.3 Quake

March 7, 2017

Study finds rupture of offshore Newport-Inglewood/Rose Canyon fault is possible.

CENIC Recognizes Technology Projects to Combat California Wildfires

February 20, 2018

WIFIRE, HPWREN, AlertTahoe Projects Win 2018 Innovations in Networking Awards

UC San Diego’s HPWREN Workshop Attracts First Responders, Scientists, Educators

April 24, 2019

Users of UC San Diego’s High Performance Wireless Research and Education Network (HPWREN)gathered in April for updates on current projects and plans for the internet-connected cyberinfrastructure of cameras and sensors that alert first-responders to wildfires in remote areas of greater San Diego.

Squidtoons: Sparking Scientific Curiosity through Comics

January 8, 2015

…team worked with Scripps seismologist Debi Kilb to create avatars for her soon-to-be-released climate science-focused quiz game. Over the summer, the Squidtoons gang worked overtime to produce “The Fallacy of Sharks” in time for the wildly popular Shark Week on the Discovery Channel. This comic strip dispels common myths about…

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