Posts Tagged ‘Quakes’

After the quakes – hard lessons that help us all do better

I was at the science communicator’s conference in Auckland on the afternoon of 22 February, 2011, when the massive earthquake struck Christchurch. The theme of the conference was “Listening to the other side” and we’d enjoyed se…

Oil Drilling May Make Midwest More Vulnerable To Earthquakes

New findings on what human activities are able to trigger earthquakes, and what kinds of quakes we may be setting off In the past few years, scientists have linked an oil-and-gas industry practice, called wastewater injection, to increased earthquakes…

Earthquakes may trigger fracking tremors

REMOTE CONNECTION: Distant earthquakes can trigger swarms of minor quakes near wastewater-injection wells.

Study raises new concern about earthquakes and fracking fluids

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Powerful earthquakes thousands of miles (km) away can trigger swarms of minor quakes near wastewater-injection wells like those used in oil and gas recovery, scientists reported on Thursday, sometimes followed months later by quake…

Fracking Wastewater Disposal Linked to Remotely Triggered Quakes

Water impoundments like this one beside a Colorado oil rig are typical at hydraulic fracturing sites. Underground disposal of the wastewater after fracking may increase seismic risks from remote earthquakes, a new study …

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