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Watson Lecture
Under the Hood of the Earthquake Machine

Nadia Lapusta, Caltech professor of mechanical engineering and geophysics.

The talk describes how laboratory-derived friction laws and sophisticated numerical models can reproduce, in remarkable detail, all stages of past fault behavior -- locked, slowly moving and earthquake-producing -- bringing people closer to understanding earthquake physics.

ID: 2013-00040
Lapusta, Nadia

Creation Feb. 13, 2013

MEDIUM: Video; FORMAT: DVCPRO HD, edited master; and DVCPRO HD, camera master; LENGTH: 1 hour, 10 mins; QUANTITY: 2 sets of 2 each

Topics: Seismology

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