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04/05/2011 07:00:00

Quake Expert Profiled in Los Angeles Magazine

Lucy Jones, a seismologist at the U.S. Geological Survey and visiting associate in geophysics at Caltech, gets personal in this month's Los Angeles magazine, recalling how she first became interested in earthquakes and what it's like to have two seismologists in the house—she's married to Egill Hauksson, senior research associate in Caltech's Seismological Laboratory. In the Q&A column titled "Shock Absorber," Jones also offers quake preparation advice to her fellow Californians: "However much water you've got, store some more. And get a couple of fire extinguishers and make sure you know how to use them." For the full story, click here

Written by Katie Neith