ABSTRACT

Science and Emergency Management of Earthquakes [Presentation]   [open pdf - 5MB]

This document is a presentation about the science of earthquakes and the history of major earthquakes from 1964 to 2011. It includes the following topics: Earthquake measurement; seismic waves; earthquakes and plate tectonics; earthquakes and tsunamis; history of major earthquakes, 1964 - 2011; and "Japan's Killer Quake" (PBS 2011).

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Module 6
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Date:
2013-01-24
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Management Institute: http://training.fema.gov/EMI/
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application/pdf
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