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China Grapples With Seismic Risk in Its Northern Heartland

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Science  04 Aug 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5787, pp. 599
DOI: 10.1126/science.313.5787.599

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BEIJING-- The enigmatic tectonics of northern China are getting long overdue attention. China is installing a seismometer array across the North China Plain, and this fall the country is expected to unveil a $20 million, 5-year initiative to probe the region's geology and seismic risk. (Read more.)