Walking with wildflowers

Gathering data on the Pacific Crest Trail

Photo by Shayne Estill
“Berkeley is a glorious place. Everywhere you turn you find this commitment to excellence.”
Oliver Williamson, 2009 Nobelist, economics

Photo: San Andreas fault

1887

Earthquake science

Earth sciences professors set up the Western Hemisphere’s first string of seismographic stations, to systematically record seismic activity and publish these earthquake records.

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