The Science Behind Earthquakes: New Madrid 200th Anniversary

For the 10 am program, we go behind the scenes at the St. Louis University Earthquake Center to investigate how and why earthquakes occur, how they’re measured, and new design procedures being created to address the damage they do.
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The Science Behind Earthquakes: New Madrid 200th Anniversary

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am