Recent News

Fialko, Jia, share "Science" findings with KPBS

IGPP Geophysics Professor Yuri Fialko and Seismologist Zhe Jia spoke with KPBS on August 7 regarding their recent findings in the journal Science.

Fialko, Hill on NBC7: Salton Sea's shrinking may reduce earthquakes

Yuri Fialko and Ryley Hill spoke with NBC7 San Diego to explain how the gradual disappearance of the Salton Sea impacts the San Andreas Fault. The Salton Sea sits at the southern most point of the San Andreas fault, where this body of water has been gradually receding for decades.  The drying of the Salton Sea decreases the pore pressure on the fault.

Gabriel simulation, findings from Ridgequest EQs published in Nature

Alice Gabriel conducted data-infused modeling on supercomputers to better understand the unusual seismic activity in Ridgecrest Jul 2019. 

HPWREN camera captures Aurora Borealis

Frank Vernon shared this capture of the Aurora Borealis time lapse via Cuyamaca @hpwren camera:

Fricker's Journey to Larsen A Inlet Captured

IGPP's Helen Fricker shares the "immense privilege" she felt exploring the Larsen A inlet on the Antarctic Peninsula, in the NW Weddell Sea during her recent Antarctic Science Expedition.

Fricker sharing the expeirence in her own words:

Gabriel talks Turkey with Fox5 San Diego

Fox 5 San Diego spoke with IGPP's Alice Gabriel to understand the lessons learned from Turkey's main earthquake and aftershocks—that could be applied to better anticipate outcomes of future large scale quakes in California.