News tagged with hydraulic fracturing

Modeling the effects of wastewater injection

In work that offers insight into the magnitude of the hazards posed by earthquake faults in general, seismologists have developed a model to determine the size of an earthquake that could be triggered by the underground injection ...

dateDec 20, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Database eyes human role in earthquakes

A new database showcasing hundreds of examples of human-triggered earthquakes should shake up policy-makers, regulators and industry executives looking to mitigate these unacceptable hazards caused by our own actions, according ...

dateOct 20, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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