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Article ID: 685474

Rawls College of Business Professor Studying Risk Management Strategies Resulting from Earthquakes

Texas Tech University

Bradley Ewing’s research is funded by a CRISP grant from the National Science Foundation.

20-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST

Law and Public Policy

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    8-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 684537

Tests Identify Onset of Out-of-Plane Buckling for Slender Wall Boundaries Subjected to Earthquake Loading

American Concrete Institute (ACI)

Analysis to evaluate the onset of global instability under tension/compression load shows that the onset of buckling can be identified using either a proposed buckling theory or computer simulations.

3-Nov-2017 2:00 PM EDT
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    8-Nov-2017 8:55 AM EST

Article ID: 684299

Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities


Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

8-Nov-2017 8:55 AM EST

Law and Public Policy


Article ID: 683715

Raton Basin Earthquakes Linked to Oil and Gas Fluid Injections 

University of Colorado Boulder

A rash of earthquakes in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico recorded between 2008 and 2010 was likely due to fluids pumped deep underground during oil and gas wastewater disposal, says a new University of Colorado Boulder study.

24-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 683670

Queen’s University Belfast Researcher Creates Communications System That Can Battle a Natural Disaster

Queen's University Belfast

A researcher at Queen’s University Belfast has been shortlisted for the 2017 Newton Prize after he created a robust wireless communications system which can battle through an earthquake, tsunami or hurricane.

24-Oct-2017 7:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 683582

50 Simulations of the ‘Really Big One’ Show How a 9.0 Cascadia Earthquake Could Play Out

University of Washington

The largest number yet of detailed simulations for how a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake might play out provides a clearer picture of what the region can expect when the fault unleashes a 9.0 earthquake.

23-Oct-2017 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 682221

Assessing Regional Earthquake Risk and Hazards in the Age of Exascale

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Researchers from Berkeley Lab, Lawrence Livermore Lab and UC Davis are building the first-ever end-to-end simulation code to precisely capture the geology and physics of regional earthquakes, and how the shaking impacts buildings

4-Oct-2017 12:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 681976

Mayo Clinic Responds to Puerto Rico, Mexico City in Wake of Disasters

Mayo Clinic

In response to the devastation in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria and the damage to Mexico City from the recent earthquake, Mayo Clinic has extended its support through a $250,000 donation to Americares.

28-Sep-2017 4:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 681891

University of Arkansas Engineering Professor Going to Mexico to Study Effects of Earthquake

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Last week’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake near Puebla, Mexico, killed and injured hundreds of people and caused widespread damage to structures in Mexico City. Civil engineering professor Clint Wood, a geotechnical-engineering specialist, will travel to Mexico City this week to study the earthquake’s impact on buildings and infrastructure in the area.

27-Sep-2017 4:05 PM EDT

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