Graduate Lecture Series: Brad Hager (EAPS)

Friday, December 01, 2017 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Building 54, 915
21 AMES ST, Cambridge, MA 02139

"Do Oil Production and Underground Gas Storage Trigger Earthquakes?"


*And getting the wrong answer can be very expensive!


About the Speaker

Brad Hager’s research interests include the relationship between space-geodetic observations of surface deformation, earthquakes, and dynamical processes in the Earth’s interior. He has expertise on tectonic earthquakes in regional fault systems, as well as deformation and earthquakes induced by reservoir production. 

Hager earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1978 and then became a professor at Caltech’s Seismological Laboratory. He joined MIT in 1989. He became the Director of the Earth Resources Laboratory (ERL) in June of 2012.

About the Series

The Graduate Lecture Series [GLS] is a weekly lecture featuring EAPS Professors geared towards EAPS Graduate Students, Researchers and Postdocs. Lectures usually take place on Fridays from 4:30-5:30 pm in 54-915 unless otherwise noted (term-time only). For more information please contact: Allison Provaire,

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