Chinese Researchers Work with MU on Quakes

1 decade 1 year 9 months ago Wednesday, August 16 2006 Aug 16, 2006 Wednesday, August 16, 2006 8:18:20 PM CDT August 16, 2006 in News
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COLUMBIA - The New Madrid fault line in southeast Missouri is a long way from China. But University of Missouri scientists hope lessons from north China's frequent, deadly earthquakes can help them better understand risks in Missouri. Mian Liu, a geologist at Missouri, is part of a group of dozens of Western geologists who are working with Chinese scientists to analyze inland quakes. The Chinese government plans to funnel $20 million over the next five years into seismic research. Northern China's heavily populated provinces have had 30 significant quakes in the past 700 years.

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