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Seismologists study earthquakes near Minto

...rattled the ground near the village of Minto, and the state seismologist said the area could generate much bigger quakes...Activity in the area has been "very vigorous," said state seismologist Michael West, with about 1,500 quakes recorded...
Southeast shows savvy after quake

...and Valdez)."Anytime there's an offshore earthquake of that size, a tsunami warning makes sense," said State Seismologist Mike West.Like many people in the small community of Craig, Josh Andrews was in bed around midnight on January...
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Conference to air research on Nov. 3 quake in Alaska them understand the natural episodes but that caused a comparably small amount of human damage, said Alaska state seismologist Roger Hansen. Hansen, who will co-chair the earthquake session, said the gathering will present scientists...
Alaska works on tsunami preparedness

...the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's five-state national tsunami hazard mitigation program. State seismologist Roger Hansen is modeling tsunamis that could be generated by earthquakes. With an understanding of which areas...
Researchers still learning about 2002 earthquake

...along the fault line in the Interior, and some glaciers literally were ripped in two.Natasha Ruppert, the acting state seismologist with the Alaska Earthquake Information Center, said geologists always had known that the Denali Fault had the potential...
Northwest Digest

...scientists die in truck accident SEATTLE - The Washington state seismologist and another scientist known for research that could...involving a log truck on the Washington coast. State seismologist Anthony Qamar, 62, research associate professor...
Pipeline withstood quake as designed

...produce a really big earthquake, even though the fault had been very active historically, said Roger Hansen, state seismologist for the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska. "Indeed it was a sleeping giant so far," he said...
Those near epicenter felt the power 80 seconds, the new rupture "unzipped" the Denali fault through nearly 150 miles of the Alaska Range, said state seismologist Roger Hansen. People in 143 North American ZIP codes - as far away as Louisiana, New York and California - reported...
Earthquake jolts Anchorage

...Center. A few residents reported that objects fell off shelves, and furniture and heavy appliances shifted, said state seismologist Roger Hansen, director of the center. The initial magnitude given was preliminary only and Preller said it could...
Hearing the sounds of the Earth

...measure of how the quake behaved. "In general, these infrasound sensors help us understand the process," said state seismologist Roger Hansen, a co-author on the talk at the conference. "In this case, we're looking at the rupture velocity...


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