Unformatted text preview: • 2) Kerry Sieh and Simon LeVay, Earth's Turmoil. • Read Chapter 1. When Push Comes to Shore • Description of plate tectonics, and how it is likely to produce a giant earthquake in Cascadia • Note the evidence for past earthquakes. How much of a concern should this potential future earthquake be? Additional resources • Where to find information on earthquakes • earthquake.usgs.org • iris.edu • in particular the Earthquake Monitor http://www.iris.edu/dms/seismon.htm Lecture PDF Lecture03_MajorEarthquakes.pdf (5.693 Mb) Outline...
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- Spring '12