Thorsten Becker, professor of earth sciences, has won a 2013 Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award, granted by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. The award will support his continued research in Potsdam, Germany, on the… more>
More people than ever will be crouching under desks at 10:20 a.m. on Oct. 20, as the 2011 Great California ShakeOut gains participants in California and across the country.
Registrations from California residents for the… more>
The next big earthquake on the San Andreas Fault will be a Hurricane Katrina-like event that could cripple the Los Angeles region for decades, a coalition of experts warned Jan. 9 at USC. The date marked the 150th… more>
SCEC Receives $1.2 million to Study Earthquake Prediction By Pamela J. Johnson January 2006 The Southern California Earthquake Center housed at USC College has taken a step closer in gauging when the Big One might strike. … more>