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Interstate 5 Freeway 2-	Landsat/SRTM image, San Andreas Fault in the Carrizo Plain

The Northridge Earthquake -- Ten Years After

Presented by Patrick Abbot
Professor of Geological Sciences, San Diego State University
& Ron Blom
JPL, Geologist and Remote Sensing Specialist

Due to the Mars Exploration Rover landings, this lecture was not webcast.

Friday, January 16 The Vosloh Forum at Pasadena City College
1570 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA

For directions, click here.

Both lectures begin at 7 p.m. PST and run for approximately an hour.

Admission is free. Seating is limited.
For more information, call (818) 354-0112.

On January 17, 1994, the Los Angeles region was hit hard by the Northridge earthquake. Similar seismic events will occur in the future throughout much of the metropolitan area. Earthquakes cause immense destruction and heart-wrenching loss of life in "human time," but over geologic time, these same processes have constructed the distinctive topography of the Los Angeles area. In short, no earthquakes, no topography. Several speakers will make brief presentations on these topics preceding the premiere of the new video, "Written In Stone: Earthquake Country - Los Angeles."

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