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This site shows how to make paper models representing simple faults and illustrating some of the landforms associated... see more

In this exercise, learners will plot earthquake hypocenters along a cross-section in an attempt to 'image' a fault deep... see more

This animation shows what happens to a road as lateral stresses accumulate and then are released in an earthquake. A... see more

This brief historical account describes some of the effects of the Cajon Pass earthquake, which struck near San... see more

This frequently-asked-questions feature provides answers to common problems encountered when using the AS-1 seismometer... see more

This site presents an analysis of the theories and experiments done so far on sound-producing (e.g., roaring, booming)... see more

In this evolution lesson, two sets of simulated fossils (caminalcules) are provided as cutouts. Students arrange them on... see more

Geophysical inversion is deriving the structure of the Earth's subsurface from data collected at the surface, using a... see more

This portal provides links to selected United States Geological Survey (USGS) educational resources that may be useful to... see more

The mission of the GeoResources Institute (GRI) is to understand Earth's natural and managed systems and provide... see more

This resource includes a table for the identification of minerals with a petrographic microscope. The table lists... see more

This guide will introduce hikers to the rocks and geologic history of the Front Range as seen along the trails west of... see more

This fact sheet, published by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), discusses the influence of the California... see more

This guide provides instructions for educators on the classroom use of seismic data from the Broadband Seismic Data... see more

This portal provides links to an extensive selection of photo and image galleries available on United States Geological... see more

This page from Iowa State University presents a general glossary of geologic terms. The site would be a good reference... see more

This topical directory provides an alternate way to browse United States Geological Survey (USGS) science programs and... see more

These reports provide a review of significant changes that occurred during the twentieth century in industries requiring... see more

This database summarizes geologic, geomorphic, and geographic information for about 2,000 Quaternary faults and folds in... see more

This guide provides illustrated descriptions of 46 common and important varieties of igneous, sedimentary, and... see more

This tutorial describes how accurate surveys of the Earth's surface can reveal information about earthquakes and movement... see more

This portal provides access to a variety of resources explaining the methods used to determine the location and depth of... see more

This article describes the occurrence of listric normal faults (those which gradually flatten out with depth) in the... see more

This guide provides directions to locations in Hayward, California where visitors can see evidence of creep along the... see more