Elizabeth Cochran

Seismologist

Seismologist for the U.S. Geological Survey and a Visiting Associate at Caltech

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We in California know we’re living on borrowed time and that the ‘Big One’ is coming.

Will California Get its Quake Warning System Before the ‘Big One’ Hits?

We in California know we’re living on borrowed time and that the ‘Big One’ is coming.

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