Tuesday, November 04, 2008
Epicenter, tsunami, aftershocks, tectonic shifts roil economic markets
News reporters frequently use geologic terms as metaphors to describe economic and political turmoil. UA geology professor George Davis published an op-ed piece in today's Arizona Daily Star. George gives examples like Arizona being the "epicenter of America's real estate earthquake," and "once-in-a-century credit tsunami."
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