New Tech, Data and Earthquakes: 'Much Has Changed Since Northridge'
Scientists and analysts are taking advantage of new technology to understand the quake of 1994, when they didn't have laptops, Wi-Fi, GIS or smartphones. They're using those conclusions to better prepare for future quakes.
In the 25 years between the 1994 Northridge earthquake and the Ridgecrest quakes in July, technology has changed virtually everything about seismic science — as well as the data collection and analysis that drives it.
The California Earthquake Authority (CEA) convened a panel of experts last week from the