Researchers are using ocean-bottom and land-based seismometers to record the R/V Marcus Langseth’s soundings from afar, to better understand the potential impacts of large earthquakes in the Cascadia region.
illuminating the cascadia subduction zone
July 12, 2021
July 08, 2021
While researchers search for a megathrust fault off the Pacific Northwest coast, they are also helping to map the seafloor in high resolution and detect underwater methane seeps.
July 06, 2021
When using sound to search for an undersea fault, researchers must take special precautions to protect dolphins, whales and other vulnerable species.
July 01, 2021
Using sound and a 7.5-mile-long streamer towed behind the boat, scientists can collect a tremendous amount of data from under the seafloor.
June 30, 2021
Before embarking on a 6-week voyage to scan for Cascadia’s megathrust fault, the research team had to quarantine for two weeks in a hotel.
June 29, 2021
Researchers have set sail to find and map a fault that causes giant earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest.