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Woods Hole Diversity Workshop panelists and participants
December 31, 2019

Woods Hole Diversity Workshop Panelists and Moderator

Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center geologist, Ben Gutierrez, moderates a panel with PEP coordinators, Jonique Howard, Onjale Scott Price, and Adrienne George,  at the 2019 Partnership Eucation Program (PEP) 10th Anniversity Conference and Celebration, Woods Hole, MA June 28-30, 2019. 

Photograph of Dr. Ben Gutierrez moderating a session at the 2019 diversity workshop
December 31, 2019

Ben Gutierrez moderating Partnership in Education Program (PEP) panel

Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center geologist, Ben Gutierrez, moderates a panel at the 2019 Partnership Eucation Program (PEP) 10th Anniversity Conference and Celebration, Woods Hole, MA June 28-30, 2019.

August 31, 2019

All Aboard for the Cape Cod Bay Research Cruise

Setting sail from Woods Hole, MA to Cape Cod Bay aboard the R/V Warren Jr. USGS scientific staff will define the geologic framework of Cape Cod Bay to aid the state of Massachusetts in management and assessment of resources and hazards.
 

small white cliff with grass on top
August 12, 2019

Pyroclastic Flow Outcrop on the Pumice Plain at Mount St. Helens

This photo shows an outcrop of pyroclastic flow deposits near Willow Creek on the Pumice Plain at Mount St. Helens. The dramatic lines crossing the outcrop indicate contacts between different layers of pyroclastic flow deposits. Two participants of the 2019 GeoGirls program are shown studying the outcrop, using it to understand the eruptive history of the volcano. GeoGirls

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August 1, 2019

Yellowstone Volcano Observatory Monthly Update: August 1, 2019

Mike Poland, Scientist-in-Charge of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory, describes activity at Yellowstone during the month of July 2019.

July 17, 2019

ShakeAlert Sensor and Station

This is b-roll footage of a ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system seismic station. These seismic stations and sensors are deployed around California and are used to monitor earthquake activity.
 

A woman holds a tape measure across a rupture in the ground
July 16, 2019

Women in Science - Responding to Ridgecrest, CA earthquake July 2019

USGS scientist Jessie Thompson Jobe measures fault offset at the site of the Ridgecrest earthquake sequence rupture. Photo credit: Chris DuRoss, USGS

a woman crouches in the field near newly made sand deposits
July 16, 2019

Women in Science - Responding to Ridgecrest, CA earthquake July 2019

USGS scientist Jaime Delano, observes a sand blow caused by liquefaction during the M7.1 Ridgecrest earthquake. Photo credit: Chris DuRoss

a woman with a GPS antenna kneels along an exposed rock face that is being measured
July 16, 2019

Women in Science - Responding to Ridgecrest, CA earthquake July 2019

Kate Scharer examining striations along fault scarp while completing GPS survey of fault rupture.  Here the fault has about 2.6 m of horizontal displacement and 0.5 m of vertical.  The rake of the striations is 47 degrees.  Photo credit: Jamie Delano, USGS

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July 16, 2019

2019 Ridgecrest Earthquake Sequence: July 4, 2019–July 16, 2019

2019 Ridgecrest Earthquake Sequence 
July 4, 2019–July 16, 2019

3,557 earthquakes recorded since July 4, 2019 above Magnitude 2

M6.4 12km W of Searles Valley, CA
2019-07-04 17:33:49 (UTC)
51,000+ responses via Did You Feel It?

M7.1 18km W of Searles Valley, CA
2019-07-06 03:19:53

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A woman stands along a rupture in the ground surface
July 16, 2019

Women in Science - Responding to Ridgecrest, CA earthquake July 2019

USGS Pasadena Earthquake Response Coordinator surveys displaced rocks near the southern end of the surface rupture of the 5 July 2019 M7.1 Ridgecrest earthquake.  USGS photograph. Photo credit: Sue Hough, USGS

A woman walks along a rupture in the ground
July 16, 2019

Women in Science - Responding to Ridgecrest, CA earthquake July 2019

USGS Pasadena Earthquake Response Coordinator Sue Hough, surveys displaced rocks near the southern end of the surface rupture of the 5 July 2019 M7.1 Ridgecrest earthquake.  Photo credit: Sue Hough, USGS