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NSF Awards MU $2.16M for Intraplate Earthquake Studies
September 12, 2007
A project, led by a group of University of Missouri-Columbia researchers, has been awarded $2.16 million from the National Science Foundation to bolster the collaborative efforts between the United States and China in determining the cause of intraplate earthquakes that have occurred in both countries.
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