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Understanding Geologic Maps
Cara Burberry, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Exercise in deconstructing a geologic map & writing a geologic history of the area.
Introduction to Moment Magnitude
John Jasbinsek, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
This activity reviews body-wave magnitude, and takes a closer look at its merits. Then moment magnitude is defined and contrasted with body-wave magnitude. The 2004 Parkfield earthquake is used to illustrate moment ...
Hudson Valley Fold and Thrust Belt Field Trip (Structural Geology)
Martha Growdon, SUNY College at Oneonta;
This activity is designed to help students identify and observe ramp-flat geometry faults and associated flexural-slip folding.