2019 May Public Lecture Flyer

Google Earth image showing the Rodgers Creek Fault area.

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2019 May Public Lecture Flyer

New Mapping of the Rodgers Creek Fault: It's longer and more complex than we thought

By Suzanne Hecker, USGS Geologist

  • Remote sensing technology reveals surface traces of the fault covered by trees and buildings.
  • Greater fault length and linkages to neighboring faults make larger earthquakes possible.
  • Fault complexity has implications for hazards from ground shaking and surface fault rupture.

May 30th, 2019 at 7:00 PM (PDT) 

345 Middlefield Road, Bldg. 3, Rambo Auditorium

Menlo Park, CA 

94025

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Image Dimensions: 1224 x 1584

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Location Taken: US