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Are You Earthquake Ready?

The Great California ShakeOut is October 21, meaning there’s no better time to see what’s shaking behind the scenes at state agencies like the Department of Conservation’s California Geological Survey, where public servants work tirelessly to document seismic activity, improve the safety of public infrastructure, and more.

A Lifelong Fascination

Learn first-hand what public service means to Vladimir Yanusik, a Seismic Installation Technician for the California Geological Survey, and how his love for science has driven his career.


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