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Re-Thinking Southern California Earthquake Scenarios In Coachella Valley, San Andreas Fault

Provided by Janet Lathrop, University of Massachusetts at Amherst UMass Amherst geoscientists produce new model of Coachella Valley faults New three-dimensional (3D) numerical modeling that captures far more geometric complexity of an...

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Earth Is Lazy, Say Geoscientists
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Geoscientists have taken an uncommon approach to modeling the development of fault lines in the Earth’s crust, and their so-called "Earth is lazy" approach is providing new insights into how these faults grow.


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