Thank You Henry Dela Pena!

The QuakeFinder team would like to thank Henry Dela Pena for his dedicated service to the project. Henry is our ‘Operations Fellow’ in Southern California and supports the team in maintaining and upgrading our stations and sensors. As of August 25th, he completed his portion of QuakeFinder’s ‘California 2016 Sweep’ – wherein we are visiting every one of our 125 stations in California to perform annual maintenance. Site visits this year also included some key hardware/software upgrades that are making our system even more [...] Continue Reading

M 6.2 Earthquake In Central Italy

The QuakeFinder Team wishes to show our support for the families of victims of the Aug 24th M 6.2 earthquake near Perugia, Italy. Researchers worldwide are investigating ways to provide advanced warning ahead of major earthquakes. QuakeFinder is working diligently with our partners to understand the pre-earthquake electromagnetic phenomenon with the goal to enable a forecasting system – and to save lives. Continue Reading

Press Release: QuakeFinder and Altiscale Announce Strategic Partnership for Earthquake Forecasting Research

Palo Alto, Calif. – July 26, 2016 – QuakeFinder, a humanitarian research and development effort to forecast earthquakes, and Altiscale, the leading provider of Big-Data-as-a-Service, today announced a strategic partnership to analyze QuakeFinder’s large scientific data set to uncover correlations between earth-emitting electromagnetic signals and earthquakes. The goal of this project is to enable an earthquake forecasting system that provides days to weeks of advance notice of major earthquakes, ultimately saving lives. QuakeFinder [...] Continue Reading

Welcome Dr. Karl Kappler!

The QuakeFinder team is happy to announce that we are being joined in our Palo Alto office by Dr. Karl Kappler. We are extremely pleased to have Karl onboard as our ‘Chief Scientist’ in charge of algorithm development. In Karl’s role, he will collaborate with the team in designing, implementing and testing algorithms to investigate QuakeFinder’s >70 TB of field-collected electromagnetic sensor data. QuakeFinder’s mission is to save lives by forecasting earthquakes. Having now captured many dozens of earthquakes by our sensor networ [...] Continue Reading

QuakeFinder to present at Santa Cruz New Tech Meetup

May 4, 2016 at 6 pm.  Location: Cruzio & Ecology Action Green Building 877 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz, CA   Event Link. Continue Reading