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Seismologist Perspective

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Seismologist Perspective

Seismologist Perspective

Seismologist Perspective

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Seismologists who have been studying tectonic plates beneath India were surprised by the location of the earthquake, because it happened in an area where fault lines had not been detected. As a result of the earthquake, the new seismographic information could have both scientific and political consequences. Host Lisa Simeone speaks with Jeffrey Park, professor of geology and geophysics at Yale University.