Section 1 How do we make sense of the conflicting information? How can record snow, rain, hail and floods, lead to a water shortage? It goes against our first inclination. We believe – if it is raining, if rivers flow, if the tap turns on – everything must be fine. But, it’s not that […]
AER seismologist discusses the Fox Creek earthquakes with CBC Radio
"We just want to manage this so it doesn't get any bigger,"AER seismologist. "We're really trying to understand this."
AER has been monitoring since 2008 and receiving near real-time data, from the area, since 2014.
Therefore, AER was aware of all activity since the original swarm in 2013 and since. They did not inform nor take action until after the 4.4 mag event became public.
AER seismologist admits, the regulator responded because the quake was reported as "felt." However, this particular event was NOT the first reported as felt. It was, however, the first reported by locals, the first discussed on social media and the first covered by mainstream media.
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on 04 Mar 2015
Alberta Spills. Time Lapse 1975-2012
Click on the full screen icon (lower right diagonal) for a better view. Unfortunately, this interactive is not available on mobile. on 04 Mar 2015
Jessica Ernst compiles recent and historical fracking - quakes information
Not one to shy away from acknowledging fracking impacts, Jessica Ernst lends her support, her unique perspective, and a collection of news stories relevant to the Fox Creek experience.
on 21 Feb 2015
Geologists, engineers, Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) and the Canadian Association for Petroleum Producers refer to these unusual, man-made earthquakes as anomalous induced seismicty. There were thirteen such events between December 01-06, 2013, according to Earthquakes Canada. Twice, activity registered in exactly the same spot. Crooked Lake Quakes – Dec 01-12, 2013. This map is interactive. […]