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GEOL200 ALL SECTIONS - SPRING 2012:EARTH'S FURY: EARTHQUAKES, VOLCANOES, AND TSUNAMI (201201_GEOL200_MONTESI) > COURSE DOCUMENTS > LECTURE 4: EARTHQUAKES AND FAULTING (02/09) Lecture 4: Earthquakes and faulting (02/09) Reading Assignement Reading Assignments: Material available through Course Tools / Course Reserves Note that color plates are avaliable as a separate file 1) John Grotzinger and Tom Jordan, Understanding Earth (6th Edition) Read part of Chapter 13. Earthquake: p . 338 to 342 and 352 to 355 Description of the elastic rebound theory (p.338-342) Relation between earthquakes and faulting (p. 352-355) 2) Kerry Sieh and Simon LeVay, Earth's Turmoil. Read Chapter 3 . The Great Divide: Discovering the San Andreas Fault Summary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake Tectonic history of California and the origin of the San Andreas
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Unformatted text preview: Fault. Additional resources Earthquakes mentioned in this lecture California Fault Map: http://www.quake.ca.gov/gmaps/FAM/faultactivitymap.html http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/earthq3/ http://www.data.scec.org/earthquake/seismicity.html Izmit 1999 http://www.ipgp.fr/~lacassin/WebTecto/rech/tectorecherche/Izmi tWEB/IzmitUK.html http://earthquake.usgs.gov/research/geology/turkey/index.php Alaska 1964 http://www.aeic.alaska.edu/quakes/Alaska_1964_earthquake.htm l http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/states/events/1964_03_28 .php Animations of fault motion (from http://www.data.scec.org/graphics/animations/ . Note that "left-lateral" is wrong at that site.) Right-lateral fault Normal fault Reverse fault Blind thrust Lecture PDF Lecture04_Faulting.pdf (9.311 Mb) Outline...
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course GEOL 204 taught by Professor Laurentmontesi during the Spring '12 term at Maryland.

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