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Plate tectonics 11 (1) - Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics An...

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Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics
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http://pubs.usgs.gov/publications/text/dynamic.html An Online Resource:
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Static Earth?
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No Way!
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The Crust
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Iceberg http://www.easyinfoblog.com/2008/12/02/stunning-picture-of-an-iceberg/ Archimedes Principal: an object immersed in a fluid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by the object
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Titanic Knows http://crooksandliars.com/nonny-mouse/deregulation-sank-titanic
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The Crust
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Rheology
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http://www.geod.nrcan.gc.ca/products-produits/3d_pgr_e.php Post-glacial uplift in North America Post-Glacial Rebound http://www.geology.um.maine.edu/geodynamic s/AnalogWebsite/602- 2008/Wadoski_Web_Page/index.html
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Ok, the crust can move up and down, what about sideways?
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Clue No. 1: Continental Coastlines (Continental Drift)
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Alfred Wegener 1880-1930
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Clue No. 2: Global Seismicity: What’s the pattern? run seisvol
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http://wwwneic.cr.usgs.gov/neis/general/seismicity/world.html
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Clue No. 3: Magnetic Stripes on the Sea Floor
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Now, but what about then . . Magnetohydrodynamics
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2011 for the course EAS 1220 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '08 term at Cornell.

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