Unformatted text preview: convergent o M6 & 7 transforms, convergent and divergent 3) records of seismology o Location, timing, size • Limited resources- where to invest and what do you d to mitigate? • Not a question of “if”, it’s a question of how to prepare o Build structures to be earthquake resistant o Have emergency plans ←- clues where earthquakes might occur • seismic gaps- length of fault that we know is active but has not had a major earthquake in a very long time. o It is locked and the stress is building up • migrating earthquakes- once seismic gap gets filled in by EQ, use satellites to figure out where all that stress has migrating to, thus, which new area is at greater risk ← ←...
View Full Document
- Spring '08
- Plate tectonic setting, San Francisco Bay, seismology o Location, seismic gaps- length, map plate boundaries