ESS Earth Sciences website launch

The SRC became part of ESS Earth Sciences just over a year ago, one of two companies born from Environmental Systems & Services (the other being our sister company ESS Weathertech). Today marked the launch of the new ESS Earth Sciences website – a showcase of all of the products that…

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Seismologist Visits Sri Lankan Hydroelectric Site

In December 2013, SRC visited the island jewel of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka, known for its tea plantations and cricket culture. Like Australia, this small island, is located on a similar stable tectonic environment of Precambrian rock, which also experiences low seismic recurrence, although mid-sized earthquakes are known to…

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Quick Quake version 2

The updated version of our iPad app Quick Quake is now available in the App Store. The main changes are to the screen where you Locate the earthquake – you can now vary the depth of the earthquake using a slider (particularly useful when the earthquake is very close to your…

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How small earthquakes affect Seismic Hazard

SRC seismologists explain the importance of having a complete earthquake catalogue for hazard studies for low seismicity areas.   In intraplate areas of low seismicity, such as Australia, the magnitude completeness of an earthquake catalogue is particularly important in Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis (PSHA) studies. The completeness magnitude, Mc, refers to…

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