SUSAN E. HOUGH
Scientist-in-Charge
Pasadena Office, U.S. Geological Survey, California

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SEISMOLOGICAL RESEARCH LETTERS

I have stepped down as editor of SRL.
Queries regarding new submissions should be directed to the new editor: Dr. Luciana Astiz, UCSD

Things that go Bump in the Night(?)

A brief commentary on recent activity along the San Andreas fault in Southern California.

SELECTED RECENT ARTICLES (full list below)

Probing the Underworld: 2007 GSL article
Predicting the Unpredictable: 3/2005 Geotimes article
Putting the Pieces together: the 1811-1812 New Madrid sequence. 5/2004 Nature article
Is California Falling into the Ocean? 2/2005 SRL article
Wagon Loads of Sand Blows in the Wabash Valley: 6/2005 SRL article
Triggered Earthquakes in India: 5/2005 Current Science article
Book Review in Science: A Crack in the Edge of the World by Simon Winchester

HISTORIC EARTHQUAKES

There is nothing, I believe, so trying to a healthy nervous system
as a succession of earthquakes.

-- Louis Housel, An Earthquake Experience, 1878

Triggered earthquakes 1906 San Francisco India Notes and Folklore New Madrid



GENERAL-INTEREST ARTICLES AND BOOKS

Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.
-- Albert Einstein

Petroglyphs and Earthquakes? Finding Fault in California Aftershocks are earthquakes!

Natural History (3/2001) Earthshaking Science Op-eds and More Geotimes Highlights, 2003 Richter's Scale


SCENES FROM A PLANET

Perugia: 2007 IUGG
Istanbul: 8/2006 Workshop
Finding fault in California: The anniversary tour (April, 2006)
Photographs from Islamabad, March, 2006.
Photographs from the Kangra Earthquake Centenary Seminar, Palampur, 2005

PAPERS AND ABSTRACTS (updated 7/2007)


EDUCATION

Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Ph.D., Geophysics, July, 1987
University of California at Berkeley
A.B. with honors, Geophysics; June, 1982


U.S. Geological Survey, 525 South Wilson Ave., Pasadena, California, 91106, hough - at - gps.caltech.edu
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