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NASA software that models the behavior of earthquake faults to improve earthquake forecasting and our understanding of earthquake processes, and NASA's first mobile application are co-winners of NASA's 2012 Software of the Year Award.
A new study from Arizona State University found nearly 1,000 earthquakes rattling the state over a three-year period.
Changes in seismic velocity--changes in the speeds at which seismic waves move through the Earth's crust--have been identified during and after many earthquakes.
Researchers studying the highest mountain range in the continental United States have been able to detect the rate at which it is growing and perhaps how old the mountains that are found there using new technology from space.
The space-based technology that lets GPS-equipped motorists constantly update their precise location will undergo a major test of its ability to rapidly pinpoint the location and magnitude of strong earthquakes across the western United States.
Yulee, Florida. Not a place one usually thinks of as an Earthquake Epicenter. But this swampland not far from the Georgia state line is now home to a state-of-the-art seismic station known as 457A.
Rifting is one of the fundamental geological forces that have shaped our planet. Were it not for the stretching of continents and the oceans that filled those newly created basins, Earth would be a far different place.
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For many people, Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite technology is little more than a high-tech version of a traditional paper map.
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