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  • BGS Earthquakes
    Information from the British Geological Survey's Global Seismology and Geomagnetism Group.
    www.earthquakes.bgs.ac.uk
  • CDC: Earthquakes
    Shows how planning for a natural disaster will help to prevent injury and devastation. Includes safety tips for during and after an earthquake.
    www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/earthquakes/index.asp
  • Earthquake - Wikipedia
    Article about earthquakes, the natural seismic phenomenon. Includes notes on quake causes, characteristics, and impacts.
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earthquake
  • Earthquake Education and Resources
    Learn what earthquakes are, how scientists measure them, and how you can prepare for them.
    tremor.nmt.edu
  • Earthquake Maps and Information
    The Association of Bay Area Governments(ABAG) brings you a comprehensive guide to understanding earthquakes, their costs and scope of damage. Includes Bay Area liquefaction and shaking maps.
    quake.abag.ca.gov
  • Earthquake News & Videos - CNN
    topics.cnn.com/topics/earthquakes
  • Earthquakes - USGS
    General information on earthquakes in history, where earthquakes occur, how earthquakes happen, and other topics.
    pubs.usgs.gov/gip/earthq1
  • Earthquakes - Yahoo! News
    Find ongoing, in-depth coverage of earthquakes occurring around the world, with articles, audio, video, and photographs.
    news.yahoo.com/topics/earthquakes
  • Earthquakes Canada
    Works to understand the causes of, and hazards associated with, earthquakes in Canada.
    www.seismo.nrcan.gc.ca/index_e.php
  • EarthWaves: Our Changing Planet
    Provides information on earth changes, ranging from earthquakes to the ozone layer.
    www.earthwaves.org
  • European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre
    Regional commission of the International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth s Interior (IASPEI). The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre is responsible for seismic warnings for the prevention of, protection against, and organization of relief in major natural and technological disasters.
    www.emsc-csem.org
  • Forces of Nature [pick] [read review]
    National Geographic explores the violent nature of hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, and volcanoes in this companion to the documentary film.
    www.nationalgeographic.com/forcesofnature
  • Forces of Nature: Earthquakes
    Science, maps, photos, and video exploring the phenomenon. From National Geographic.
    www.nationalgeographic.com/forcesofnature/interactive/index.html?section=e
  • HowStuffWorks: How Earthquakes Work
    Take a look at the forces that cause earthquakes.
    science.howstuffworks.com/earthquake.htm
  • Latest Earthquakes in the World - Past 7 Days
    Interactive map from USGS showing recent earthquake activity across the globe. Click on the map to find the seismic reports for specific earthquakes.
    earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww
  • Liquefaction
    Describes how soil can act as a fluid during a strong earthquake.
    www.cen.bris.ac.uk/civil/students/eqteach97/geo2.htm
  • Lithoprobe Seismic Atlas of Canada
    View deep crustal seismic reflection data from across Canada.
    www.litho.ucalgary.ca/atlas/atlas.html
  • Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS)
    Philippine earthquake and volcano monitoring network. Institute offers bulletins and maps for current volcanic and seismic activity and hazards. History and updates on Mayon, Bulysan, Kanlaon, and other volcanoes.
    www.phivolcs.dost.gov.ph
  • Restless Planet: Earthquakes
    Learn about what earthquakes reveal, quake prediction, and engineers' approaches to earthquake hazards.
    www.pbs.org/wnet/savageearth/earthquakes/index.html
  • The Earthquake Shake - TheTech
    Online exhibit looking at what earthquakes are, why they occur, how they have been viewed through history, and why we can't predict them.
    www.thetech.org/exhibits/online/quakes
  • Today in Earthquake History
    Maps and earthquake reports for past quakes from the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program.
    earthquake.usgs.gov/learning/today
  • USGS Earthquake Hazards Program@
    Explore the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program through sites which offer databases of earthquakes, seismological updates, maps, monitoring methods, and predictions of seismic events as researched and developed by the U.S. Geological Survey.
    dir.yahoo.com/.../U_S__Geological_Survey__USGS_/USGS_Earthquake_Hazards_Program
  • Why Does the Earth Quake in New England?: The Science of Unexpected Earthquakes
    Looks at the influence of the regions ancient plate boundaries and continental rifts on local earthquakes.
    www2.bc.edu/~kafka/Why_Quakes/why_quakes.html
 


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