Activity Narrative

Seismologist Dr. Jamie Steidl and Dr. Sandra Seale spoke to local fire departments about earthquake and tsunami hazards in the Santa Barbara area. Their presentations discussed the potential for damage from earthquakes and tsunamis to our local community and also provided scientific background on how and why these natural disasters occur.


​The UCSB Geotechnical Array monitoring program is jointly funded by Pacific Gas & Electric Company and the United States Geological Survey.

This site previously funded 2015 to 2017 by the NRC Contract#NRC-HQ-60-15-C-000, project title "Observations and Analysis of Geotechnical Data". And 2004 to 2014 by the Geoge E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) Program of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) of the National Science Foundation (NSF) under Award# CMMI-0927178.