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Unformatted text preview: 1 Storms Waves EOSC 114 / Guillaume Carazzo Earthquakes Volcanoes Landslides Impacts Recap • Global distribution of earthquakes- Divergent margins- Convergent margins- Transform boundaries • Seismology – Elastic theory rebound – Waves (P, S, Rayleigh & Love) 2 Earthquakes • Lecture 1- Earthquake Basics • Lecture 2- Seismology • Lecture 3- Earthquake magnitude, intensity, building design • Lecture 4- Earthquake prediction and hazards • Lecture 5- Earthquake survival • Describe how an earthquake is recorded and how to locate the epicentre • Compare and contrast the meanings and uses of earthquake magnitude and intensity scales • Given any structure, ground type and earthquake location, predict the types and extent of damage likely to be caused by all four seismic waves Learning Goals 2 Earthquakes • Lecture 1- Earthquake Basics • Lecture 2- Seismology • Lecture 3- Earthquake magnitude, intensity, building design • Lecture 4- Earthquake prediction and hazards • Lecture 5- Earthquake survival • Describe how an earthquake is recorded and how to locate the epicentre • Compare and contrast the meanings and uses of earthquake magnitude and intensity scales • Given any structure, ground type and earthquake location, predict the types and extent of damage likely to be caused by all four seismic waves Learning Goals 3 1/ Earthquakes magnitude and intensity 2/ Seismic zones & building design Outline Recording Seismic Waves • Seismograph ( seismometers ) – Records earthquake waves • Seismogram – Record of an earthquake • LOOK for seismograms in EOS-Main (record earthquakes off our coast) 4 Fig. 4.16 Figure 2.16 Figure 2.16 5 Locating Earthquakes • Seismic waves can travel the globe • At any given seismograph P-waves will...
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