United States Geological Survey

Science, Health and Technology
3:48 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

USGS Takes To The Sky To Learn More About What's Beneath The New Madrid Seismic Zone

Credit United States Geological Survey

The United States Geological Survey, or USGS, is taking to the sky this week with a low-flying airplane that will map the subsurface of the New Madrid Seismic Zone. The plane will collect aeromagnetic data in Missouri’s Bootheel and small slivers of northeastern Arkansas and northwest Tennessee.

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