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Earthquake Trends in Oklahoma and Other States Likely Related to Wastewater Injection

June 22, 2017 - in Energy, Featured

According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the number of earthquakes east of the Rocky Mountains has increased dramatically since 2009. More earthquakes in these areas have coincided with the increase in oil and natural gas production from shale formations.…

Tide-Triggered Tremors Give Clues for Earthquake Prediction

July 25, 2016 - in Sensors, Technology

The triggering of small, deep earthquakes along California’s San Andreas Fault reveals depth-dependent frictional behavior that may provide insight…

USGS Announces Grants for Water Studies

October 15, 2014 - in Analysis, Projects, Water

The U.S. Geological Survey recently awarded nearly $1 million to four university programs across the country, through the National Competitive Grants…