PubTalk 6/2002 — Finding Elusive Earthquake Faults
New Mapping Techniques Reveal Potential Seismic Sources Beneath Seattle
By Richard J. Blakely, Geophysicist and Ralph A. Haugerud, Geologist
- Geophysical methods reveal "the landscape beneath the landscape"
- Why does the Seattle Fault exist, and why is it so hard to locate and map?
- LIDAR imagery can depict faults and other geologic features hidden under dense forest
- Learn how geologists unravel and translate the stories concealed in landscapes
- Does the research in the Seattle area have implications for other urban areas?