Lucy Jones

US Geological Survey

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Earthquake czar for the City of Los Angeles and seismologist with the US Geological Survey; 2015 winner of the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal for Citizen Services

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Amid the recent protests against police violence in LA, seismologist Lucy Jones recently tweeted, “Geoscientists: We are one of the least diverse scientific disciplines.

Why the geosciences are the least diverse of all the sciences

Amid the recent protests against police violence in LA, seismologist Lucy Jones recently tweeted, “Geoscientists: We are one of the least diverse scientific disciplines.

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Hundreds of small earthquakes have hit the Inland Empire in the past two weeks, and seismologists are trying to figure out what that so-called earthquake swarm could tell us.

Is a flurry of small earthquakes a warning sign?

Hundreds of small earthquakes have hit the Inland Empire in the past two weeks, and seismologists are trying to figure out what that so-called earthquake swarm could tell us.

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People in the Bay Area are living on or near a “tectonic time bomb.” That’s what geologists call the Hayward fault. It runs for 52 miles, passing under Oakland, Berkeley and San Jose.

Bay Area's Hayward fault could cause a major disaster

People in the Bay Area are living on or near a “tectonic time bomb.” That’s what geologists call the Hayward fault. It runs for 52 miles, passing under Oakland, Berkeley and San Jose.

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