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Scripps Researchers Pinpoint Hot Spots As Earthquake Trigger Points


August 29, 2012

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Scientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at University of California, San Diego, have come a step closer to deciphering some of the basic mysteries and mechanisms behind earthquakes and how average-sized earthquakes may evolve into massive earthquakes. In a paper published in Nature, Scripps scientists describe new information gleaned from laboratory experiments mimicking earthquake processes. Full Story

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