Faultline: Seismic Science at the Epicenter


Subject:
California: Science , Geology , California: History , Earthquakes , Earthquakes--California , 1906 & 1989 Earthquakes , Earthquake Faults , Earthquakes

Description:
This 2006 exhibit looks at earthquakes in the San Francisco Bay Area, including the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire and the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. Features material on the basics of earthquake science and on damage control (prediction, engineering, and retrofitting), a timeline of major San Francisco area quakes (back to 1808), graphics and photos, activities, and links to related websites. From the Exploratorium.

Publisher:
Exploratorium

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.exploratorium.edu/faultline/


PID= res:lii-20844