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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

In this activity, students use online animations of foreshocks in an attempt to decide whether or not they think the... see more

In this activity, the learner will watch three animations based on actual data from fault ruptures from the two largest... see more

When plate tectonics causes part of the Earth's crust to compress, as in a zone of collision, or to extend, as in a zone... see more

This activity has two parts: the first part will demonstrate the weaknesses of simple fault models (like block diagrams)... see more

Some faults experience appreciable amounts of dip slip and strike slip simultaneously, and the nomenclature of these... see more

This activity consists of two exercises on determining recurrence interval; one, a hypothetical example, and the other,... see more

Any single method for measuring the slip rate of a fault is subject to substantial errors, both in the accuracy of the... see more

This is a short lesson about scarp formation. The answer is provided as an animated GIF. This example points out a... see more

In this activity, students investigate the distribution of large earthquakes (magnitude greater than 6) in Southern... see more

In this activity, students use online resources to investigate the occurrence of earthquakes in Southern California to... see more

This set of exercises will introduce students to the construction of earthquake intensity maps, familiarize them with the... see more

In this activity, learners will look at some of the characteristic properties of aftershock sequences, and relate them to... see more

In this exercise, students investigate structural evolution and fault zone linkage along a plate boundary; specifically,... see more

This animation shows how S-waves (secondary, or shear, waves) travel through a Slinky toy. It is accompanied by a brief... see more