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Lawson Adit

Lawson Adit

Cal Scientists Go Underground To Monitor Hayward Fault Heartbeat

With a network of sensors spread across the UC Berkeley campus, scientists are hoping to get a clear picture — and sounds — of the Hayward Fault’s next big move.

04/18/2014

Scott Shackleton opens the entrance to the Lawson Adit. (CBS)

Abandoned Mine Shaft On Cal Campus Could Help Warn Of Coming Quakes

Behind a sturdy, rusted door, scrawled with ‘Don Not Enter’ signs lies the key to learning more about the Hayward Fault. What’s known as the Lawson Adit actually looks like a dungeon for naughty Cal students.

03/20/2014

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