Tag: "san andreas fault"
In the age-old war between Northern and Southern California, a change in the science has changed the politics.
Lidar mapping unveils one of the Bay Area's best places to visit the San Andreas fault.
Journeying through the Great Valley's southern rampart is time better spent than inching up the Grapevine.
Elephant seals are seasonal attractions at Point Año Nuevo, but the geology and the earthquake hazard it presents is there year-round.
In Southern California an intriguing journal article turned into "we're all gonna die" TV stories in the space of a day. Be ready for the next time this happens in the Bay Area.
Post on Jun 30, 2011 by Andrew Alden
The Cordelia fault is about as user-friendly as a fault can be, and its appearance west of Fairfield is the best fault exposure in the Bay Area.
Post on Jun 16, 2011 by Andrew Alden
The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that occurred a couple weeks ago near Christchurch, New Zealand is yet another reminder for those of us living in the Bay Area about the inevitable seismic danger we face. While many details of the New Zealand earthquake are different than what we face in the Bay Area, there are a few aspects that are comparable.
Post on Sep 23, 2010 by Brian Romans