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EPS 20 L01 - What do earthquakes mean to you? California...

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1 California and earthquakes California and earthquakes What do earthquakes mean to you? California and earthquakes California and earthquakes What was science? What was fiction? California and earthquakes Early origins Earthquakes associated with giant creatures that supported the Earth Japan: catfish China: frog Philippines: snake Native Americas: turtle California and earthquakes Early origins Aristotle (384-322 BCE) Strong winds blew through caves inside the Earth, creating “effects similar to those of the wind in our bodies whose force when it is pent up inside us can cause tremors and throbbings.” Sparta 464 BCE nisee
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2 California and earthquakes Early origins Christian Europe Rimini, Italy, 1308 - nisee Rhodes 1481 nisee California and earthquakes California and earthquakes 1906 Earthquake: “The Lawson Report” A turning point for earthquake science Cataloged descriptions of earthquake effects Identified the San Andreas Fault Maps of the fault location and ground shaking distribution Elastic rebound theory Prof. Andrew Lawson UC Berkeley California and earthquakes Earthquake and fire San Francisco California and earthquakes
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2008 for the course EPS 20 taught by Professor Allen during the Fall '08 term at Berkeley.

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