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Center for Earthquake Research and Information


The Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI) at the University of Memphis is one of five Centers of Excellence at the University of Memphis, a vibrant place where faculty, researchers, students and staff dedicate their time and energy to understanding the causes and physical consequences of earthquakes, and their impact on society. CERI faculty and researchers focus on a wide variety of problems in geophysics, seismology, geodesy, exploration, geodynamics, source physics, and engineering seismology. CERI is dedicated to the education of new researchers, and offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Earth Sciences with a concentration in Geophysics. For additional information on CERI graduate programs visit our "Research and Study at CERI" web pages for additional information.

Beyond its research and academic commitments, CERI is a huge point of pride for our University, city, and the central and eastern United States regions because of its long-time efforts in earthquake monitoring and service to the community. CERI maintains a large seismic network and dedicates significant efforts to educate the public about the hazards of earthquakes.

Recommended Databases

Databases are collections of various materials (journal articles, books, eBooks, recordings, conference proceedings, statistics...). Librarians recommend you search a variety of databases to more comprehensively research.

View University of Memphis by subject area or category. Select "Earthquakes" to see the entire list of resources you have access to. A few recommended databases:


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