We need a new understanding of the dynamic processes that create large rhyolitic magma systems and potential eruptions.
Oklahoma has had more earthquakes over magnitude 3 in 2014 than California.
Underground disposal of wastewater from fracking may pose a much greater risk of causing dangerous earthquakes than previously believed.
Katie Keranen, a geophysics professor at Cornell, says “the evidence is strong” that the earthquakes are caused by fracking and wastewater disposal.
Significant earthquakes are increasingly occurring within the continental interior of the United States, linked to fracking wells.
When earthquakes happen, Prof. Katie Keranen of Cornell’s Earth and Atmospheric Systems, watches … measures … and, monitors.