Southern California Deformation

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Science  12 Sep 1997:
Vol. 277, Issue 5332, pp. 1621-1622
DOI: 10.1126/science.277.5332.1621

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Southern California is one of the most seismically active places in the United States and has therefore been of long-standing interest to geoscientists. In their Perspective, Jackson et al. discuss recent work to collect geodetic data on the motion and earthquake potential of the faults in southern California.