Exploring the physics of earthquakes and landscapes

West Napa Fault

Ever since I moved to U.C. Davis I have been looking for an interesting local project on which to spend some research time. Northern California is of course very tectonically active. One place within the northern Coast Ranges that I have had my eye on for some time is Napa Valley. A year ago there wasn’t much happening there. Its gotten a lot more interesting since the August 2014 South Napa earthquake. Read More...