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Textbook: Although there is no textbook for this course, several copies of various editions of Bolt's book on Earthquakes and the Deckers' book on Volcanoes are available on reserve in Herrick Library.
|Date||Time period / Developments||Problems to be addressed||Earthquakes or Volcanoes||Reading||Problem|
|23-Jan||Before 1811||What is an Earthquake?
Where and when did it occur?
|1755 Lisbon, Portugal
1755 Boston (Cape Ann)
1783 Calabria, Italy
Visual Representation in Eighteenth-Century Earthquake Studies en.pdf
|25-Jan||19th Century||What are seismic waves?
What can we learn from them?
How can we detect / measure them?
|1811-12 New Madrid
New Madrid EQ Sequence
20 Cool Fact about NMSZ
1886 Charleston EQ circ_985.pdf
|30-Jan||1906 San Francisco Earthquake||What happens to a city in an EQ?||1906 San Francisco||
Lawson commission report Vol I Part I en.pdf
Lawson commission report Vol I Part II en.pdf
Lawson commission report Vol II en.pdf
|1-Feb||Elastic Rebound||How did the 1906 EQ occur?
When will we hava another?
Internal Structure of the Earth
Measure size of an earthquake
|8-Feb||1950 - 1964||Locate underground nuclear tests||Triangulation|
|13-Feb||Focal Plane Solutions||
Determine motion on a fault
Distinguish EQs from bomb tests
|1964 Alaska||Alaska 1964 Regional effects pp_543_i.pdf
Alaska 2002 earthquake.pdf
|15-Feb||1964 - 1973||Sea Floor Spreading|
|20-Feb||Graded Learning Opportunity|
|22-Feb||Plate Tectonic Paradigm||
|27-Feb||Faults and Plate Boundaries||seismicity_hr.pdf|
|1-Mar||US Earthquakes and Seismic Risk||US_seismicity.pdf
|13-Mar||Earthquakes in NE and in NY||Aggawal&Sykes.pdf
Barstow C-L fault.pdf
NE EQs fs-0006-01.pdf
|15-Mar||Earthquake Prediction||1971 Blue Mountain Lake||GKGilbertEQs.pdf
|20-Mar||The Great L.A.Earthquake||The Great L.A.Earthquake|
|22-Mar||Loma Prieta & Himalayas||1989 Loma Prieta||Loma Prieta 1045|
|27-Mar||Simulation of EQ prediction|
|BoxingDay Sumatra 20041226.pdf
2011-04-07 Japan EQ.pdf
|3-Apr||Graded Learning Opportunity|
|10-Apr||How do rocks melt?||PlagFracXlation.pdf
|17-Apr||Subduction Zone Volcanoes|
|19-Apr||Mount St. Helens||
Mount St. Helens 1980 pp 1250.pdf
pp_1250 Plate 1 en.pdf
|24-Apr||Krakato, Tambora and Toba|
|26-Apr||Hot Spot Volcanoes||pp_537_e Kilauea .pdf|
|1-May||Volcanoes and Climate||Robock Volcanoes Climate1998.pdf
Robock Volcanoes Climate 2013 EOS.pdf
GISP volcanic events 7000 yr.pdf
|3-May||Final 3:30 - 5:30 PM|
There will be two one-hour-long Graded Learning Opportunities, each worth 25% of your grade, and a two-hour Final Graded Learning Opportunity, worth 50% of your grade. Exams will try to probe your understanding and comprehension of the material. (See Learning Outcomes.)
This syllabus represents my plan for the semester as of the first day of the semester. It is subject to change at my discretion. If you desire to see it modified to include additional material, or omit material which you believe has been adequately covered in some other course, please bring this to my attention as soon as possible.
Please note that attendance is not required. If you attend class, it is expected that you are there to learn what is being discussed. Therefore, if you need to write a paper, surf the web, text message your friends, or engage in other activities which are not part of our classroom discussion, please do not come to class.
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