earthquake science http://www.kplu.org en USGS Tries Listening To Human Racket To Understand Seismic Hazards http://www.kplu.org/post/usgs-tries-listening-human-racket-understand-seismic-hazards <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/160319283&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><div class="card-content" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 12.800000190734863px; background-image: none; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden " style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;"><div class="field-items" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; vertical-align: baseline;"><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">Research geologists have just finished a field trial to test a less invasive way to complete seismic hazard surveys.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">The federal scientists attempted to map an earthquake fault under Seattle simply by listening for underground echoes from all the noise we humans create at the surface.</p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Tom Banse 17873 at http://www.kplu.org USGS Tries Listening To Human Racket To Understand Seismic Hazards The earth's shaking a record amount in the Northwest http://www.kplu.org/post/earths-shaking-record-amount-northwest <p>The Puget Sound region is experiencing a record “episodic tremor and slip” event, according to the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network.</p><p> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 20:38:00 +0000 Jake Ellison 6560 at http://www.kplu.org The earth's shaking a record amount in the Northwest