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UPR Mayagüez students place fourth in design competition in Alaska

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The Seismic Design Team from the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez earned fourth place in a competition organized by the Earthquake Engineering Research Insitute.

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RUM students to participate in seismic design competition in Alaska

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The Seismic Design Team from the Department of Civil Engineering University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez will participate in a competition organized by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI), which presents the challenge of building a model of building that can resist a strong earthquake.

 

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Passion for ocean and earth sciences

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Christa G. von Hillebrandt, geologist, explains the importance to be prepared for an earthquake in Puerto Rico.

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Submarine Nautilus will explore the basin in the Carbbean

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The submarine Nautilus explores a basin after an earthquake in 1918 between Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic.

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Pressure and volcanos

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A new technique detects slight deformations on a volcano's surface caused by the pressure created by magma as it approaches the Earth's surface.

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The Science Behind Earthquakes

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Earthquake in Puerto Rico
Ruins from Puerto Rico's earthquake in 1918.

Two months ago we received 2010 with the news that neighboring Haiti was struck with a 7.0 earthquake in the Richter scale. Not recovered from Haiti’s situation, in the last days of February, Chile also experiences an earthquake; this time an 8.8 one and nowadays they are still getting aftershocks. After all these events have you ever asked yourself what causes an earthquake? Can Puerto Rico be struck by an earthquake? Fortunately, the answers to all these questions and the science behind earthquakes are the focus of the research of geologists like Dr.

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