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Earthquake research center to prep PNW for impending disaster

2 WWU professors leading 3D model project

Western Washington University geophysics assistant professor Emily Roland, left, and geology professor Colin Amos stand next to each other while leaning on the railing smiles for the camera.
Western Washington University geophysics assistant professor Emily Roland, left, and geology professor Colin Amos are participating in a multi-institution earthquake research center. The National Science Foundation approved $15 million in funding over five years for the center, which will study the Cascadia Subduction Zone. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Simone Higashi News Intern
Major earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest are fairly uncommon, yet a significant threat looms: “T

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