seismology

When Earthquakes Strike, Some Seismologists Turn to USGS Data

Seismic display at Carnegie Science Broad Branch campus the day of the earthquake

When Diana Roman, a Carnegie Science staff scientist and seismologist, looked at the initial USGS report, she was relieved. Roman explained, “Almost immediately, we were able to see that it was a type of event [strike-slip] that we don’t associate with tsunamis. So that was the first good sign.”

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Year-Long Exploration Aims to Add Gravity to the Volcano Monitoring Toolkit

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Hélène Le Mével prepares for a year-long study in Chile to study Villarrica volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in the world. The study will include one of the most-extensive monitoring plans to date for the volcano, which is a popular tourist destination. It will also present an opportunity to pioneer the use of gravity as a monitoring tool.

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DTM Seismologist Lara Wagner Talks to the American Geophysical Union's Third Pod from the Sun

Lara Wagner in the field

DTM Seismologist Lara Wagner explains her science, and the methods behind her science, in the American Geophysical Union's Podcast Third Pod from the Sun.

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Helen Janiszewski: A Subduction Zone Scientist On the Rise

Helen Janiszewski: A Subduction Zone Scientist On the Rise

DTM postdoc Helen Janiszewski discusses her time at DTM, a first-of-a-kind community experiment, and what she envisions for the field of seismology.

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2018 AGU Fall Meeting Update: Dec. 12-13

2018 AGU Fall Meeting Update: Dec. 12-13

DTM scientists continued to have an eventful AGU Fall Meeting on December 12-13, 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C with presentations in Earth interior science.

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DTM Takes to Stromboli for Ambitious Volcanology Research

DTM Takes to Stromboli for Ambitious Volcanology Research

DTM's volcanology team traveled to Italy for an ambitious field experiment to better understand shallow volcanic explosions.

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