earthquakes http://kvpr.org en San Joaquin Valley Groundwater Depletion Linked to Earthquakes http://kvpr.org/post/san-joaquin-valley-groundwater-depletion-linked-earthquakes <p class="p1">Researchers have long known that the mountain ranges surrounding the Central Valley have been rising faster than expected--a few millimeters every year for over a century.&nbsp; And over the same time, seismic activity in the area has also increased.&nbsp; According to a new study, both may be linked to the depletion of groundwater in the Central Valley.&nbsp; Colin Amos of Western Washington University is lead author on the study.</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 23:51:37 +0000 Kerry Klein 32745 at http://kvpr.org San Joaquin Valley Groundwater Depletion Linked to Earthquakes