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This is the homepage of the Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP) of the United States Geological Survey (USGS). This page points to information on earthquakes in Northern California, the United States, and the world. Topics include reports on recent large earthquakes, real-time earthquake maps, real-time shaking maps, real-time seismograms, earthquake network reports and updates, recent and significant ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal
Resource type: Map, Visualization - scientific, Report, Government portal
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This page points to a number of reports and maps on earthquake hazards, prediction, and preparedness. Map types include seismic hazards maps, shaking hazards maps, and shaking intensity maps. Related programs are also referenced. Other links include, latest earthquake information, general earthquake information, and earthquake research. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Tutorial, Map, Visualization - scientific, Report
Subject: Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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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: ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Report
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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This site offers adults, teachers, and kids access to basic earthquake information, including Frequently Asked Questions, glossaries, simple exercises with science fair materials, news, short reports, preparedness information, and the Ask-a-Geologist service. Links are provided to selected organizations, professional and nonprofessional. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal
Resource type: Glossary, Ref. material, Ask an expert
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This glossary of earthquake terms features illustrations which accompany the definitions, where possible, to provide examples and additional reinforcement. Links to related terms are embedded in the text. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Glossary
Subject: Geology, Geophysics
 
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This site offers access to information on worldwide earthquake activity, earthquake science, and earthquake hazard reduction. Materials presented here include maps and information on recent activity in the United States or worldwide, news and highlights, and a link where users can report ground motion from an earthquake. For teachers, there is a set of quick links to photos, a slideshow, and USGS ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geophysics, Structural geology
 
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This guide instructs educators on the classroom use of earthquake data from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Earthquake Hazards Program. The data consist of locations, magnitudes, and times of earthquakes around the world. It is used by emergency response organizations and by scientists seeking to determine how earthquakes effect an area and whether seismic data can be used to predict future ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This portal provides access to products and publications of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP). Links are provided to fact sheets arranged by region in the U.S and by global and national areas. There are also links to general information such as bibliographies and publications on general geology, plate tectonics, and tsunamis. A section on information services ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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This portal provides information on the seismicity and plate tectonics of the active boundary between the North American plate and the northeast corner of the Caribbean plate, and the research program being conducted there by the United States Geological Survey (USGS). There are links to maps and remote imagery of the plate boundary and the Caribbean Trench, and to publications and news articles on ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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This page describes current special features on seismology, faults, and earthquakes. The current articles covered the topics shake maps for Northern and Southern California, Real-time display of seismograms for Northern California, an Earthquake probability study for the San Francisco Bay area, Landscape, seascape and faults of the San Francisco Bay area, and the Scientific expedition for the earthquake ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal
Resource type: Map, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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