Activity Narrative

NEES@UCSB went to the Washington Elementary School science night with the Quake Maker and the "Fault Frogger." The Quake Maker is an accelerometer, digitizer and laptop computer running seismic acquisition software. It is spare professional equipment that measures the ground movement generated by children's jumping.


​The UCSB Geotechnical Array monitoring program is jointly funded by Pacific Gas & Electric Company and the United States Geological Survey.

This site previously funded 2015 to 2017 by the NRC Contract#NRC-HQ-60-15-C-000, project title "Observations and Analysis of Geotechnical Data". And 2004 to 2014 by the Geoge E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) Program of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) of the National Science Foundation (NSF) under Award# CMMI-0927178.