Earthquakes: Breaking New Ground
It's the holy grail for geologists. Can earthquakes be predicted? Northern California researchers are now identifying the slow-moving clues that may foreshadow violent quakes and studying active faults below the earth's surface. Their work may provide even a few seconds of warning, which in earthquake country can give a vital warning to open elevator doors, slow down trains and alert firefighters.
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Sheraz Sadiq is a Segment Producer and Associate Producer for QUEST on KQED Television.