Seismology -- Research  

The Exchange with Amanda Lang Moratorium on Fracking?

After hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" triggered a 4.4-magnitude earthquake in northeastern B.C., some critics called for a moratorium on fracking. This was one of the world's largest earthquakes ever triggered by the controversial process. Dianne Buckner of The Exchange speaks with geotechnical engineer Rick Chalaturnyk on whether or not a moratorium is the best way to address the link between fracking and ...
  • 2015
  • 00:04:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/23/2015

News in Review - April 2001 Earthquakes: The West Coast Threat

As we have discovered in previous News in Review stories, natural disasters like earthquakes have far-reaching natural, economic, political and social effects — not to mention the tragic loss of lives as in the recent earthquakes in India and Turkey. Although the fundamental science of such geological events is well-known and is an important study in itself, the economic and social ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2001