Scientific drilling into the San Andreas Fault Zone

Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union
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Abstract

This year, the world has faced energetic and destructive earthquakes almost every month. In January, an M = 7.0 event rocked Haiti, killing an estimated 230,000 people. In February, an M = 8.8 earthquake and tsunami claimed over 500 lives and caused billions of dollars of damage in Chile. Fatal earthquakes also occurred in Turkey in March and in China and Mexico in April.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Scientific drilling into the San Andreas Fault Zone
Series title Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union
DOI 10.1029/2010EO220001
Volume 91
Issue 22
Year Published 2010
Language English
Publisher American Geophysical Union
Contributing office(s) Earthquake Science Center
Description 3 p.
First page 197
Last page 199
Country United States
State California
Other Geospatial San Andreas Fault
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