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An Ill-Mannered San Andreas?

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Science  16 Jan 2004:
Vol. 303, Issue 5656, pp. 306-307
DOI: 10.1126/science.303.5656.306b

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SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA-- A record 10,000 earth, ocean, atmospheric, and planetary scientists gathered here last month for the union's fall meeting. Paleoseismologists reported that a 27-quake history of the San Andreas fault reveals a disturbing amount of erratic behavior.