Experts on Aug. 23, 2011, Earthquake in Eastern United States

The Florida State University has internationally recognized faculty researchers who stand ready to comment on the 5.8 magnitude earthquake that shook parts of the eastern United States on Aug. 23. They are:

•James F. Tull, professor of geological science: (850) 644-1448 or (850) 668-8992; jtull@fsu.edu  
Tull is an expert in structural geology (the architecture of the earth’s faults), global tectonics and fault systems. He has special expertise in Appalachian geology/tectonics, the area where this quake occurred.

•Steve Kish, associate professor of geological science: (850) 644-2064; skish@fsu.edu  
Kish has special expertise in remote sensing and geographic information systems.