What Happened in Haiti?

“Every disaster situation is different,” says Bill Rose, professor of petrology in the geological and mining engineering and sciences department. “Haiti sits on a major strike-slip fault, where one side moves one way, and one moves another.” “The Caribbean plate is moving eastward relative to the North American plate,” explains Wayne Pennington, professor and chair of the department.

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