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John Vidale
Affiliate Professor
Director, Southern California Earthquake Center. Professor, USC.
Phone: 310-210-2131 (voice or text)
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Interests: Earthquakes, Earth structure, earthquake hazard monitoring and mitigation.
Research Groups: Seismology and Tectonics, Pacific Northwest Seismic Network

Ph.D. : Caltech, 1987
Undergrad : Yale University, double major in physics and geology, 1981.
Graduate Students:
Mika Thompson, Jiangang Han, and Ian Stone.
Current Research:
My recent work includes estimating the impact of M9 quakes, striving to understand why earthquake swarms strike, deciphering volcanic noises, documenting the raucous Seahawks fans, and showing there is a correlation, albeit very weak, between the occurrence of earthquakes and the ocean tides.
Recent Publications:
Check Web of Science or Google.