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Unformatted text preview: 1 Storms Waves EOSC 114 / Guillaume Carazzo Earthquakes Volcanoes Landslides Impacts Did you know? Not all earthquakes are caused naturally (by plate movement)? Earthquakes caused by human activity: Building a dam and flooding a valley Injecting liquid waste deep into the ground Detonating underground explosions Figure 2.37 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 A = Transform B = Divergent C = Convergent D = Strike-slip Match the letter with the appropriate tectonic plate boundaries located close to Vancouver Warm-up question #1 - Earthquakes A B C D 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 A = Transform B = Divergent C = Convergent D = Strike-slip Match the letter with the appropriate tectonic plate boundaries located close to Vancouver Warm-up question #1 - Earthquakes A B C D 3 Divergent margins Strike-slip fault = simple offset (One of the 3 fundamental types of fault) Transform fault = fault formed between two different plates moving away from a spreading centre 1. A normal fault is the result of a tension 2. A reverse fault is the result of a compression 3. An earthquake occurs when a stress between two blocks is high enough 4. The point where motion begins on the fault is called...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2010 for the course EOSC 114 EOSC 114 taught by Professor Stull during the Spring '10 term at The University of British Columbia.

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