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United States Geological Survey, Earthquake Hazards Program: Earthquake Research
This site describes the research activities of the Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP) of the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The activities include: borehole geophysics and rock mechanics, crustal deformation, earthquake information, earthquake geology and paleoseismology, hazards, seismology and earth structure, and strong motion seismology, site response, and ground motion. Other links include: earthquake activity, earthquake facts and education, earthquake products, hazards and preparedness, regional websites, and seismic networks.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Tutorial
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
  • Text:
    • Report
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Geophysics
    • Structural geology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
USGS-authored or produced data and information are in the public domain. While the content of most USGS web pages is in the public domain, not all the information on our site is in the public domain. Some images/graphics are used by USGS with permission. For other uses, you may need to obtain permission from the copyright holder under the copyright law.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-280
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Earthquake Hazards Program
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/

Contact: David Applegate
Earthquake Hazards Program
United States Geological Survey