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Web-Based Exercises for GLY 1000 - Teaching Dynamic Earth

This website contains exercises for various topics which include animations and visualizations as well as content and thought questions. Topics include: Scientific method, Minerals, Bowen's Reaction ...

GeoEye 2010 Haiti Earthquake Satellite photos

This half-meter resolution satellite image shows Port-au-Prince, Haiti after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the area on Jan. 12, 2010. The image clearly shows extensive damage, roads covered with ...

Earthquakes Database

The NGDC database allow users to find and compare significant or major earthquakes by Magnitude, Year, Injuries, Death Count, and Damage.

Tsunamis Database

The tsunamis database allows users to find and compare tsunamis that have struck across the world based on their location, date, intensity, and the number of lives they have claimed

Haiti Damage Assessment Satellite Maps

This page from the Center for Satellite Based Crisis Information includes a variety of low-, medium-, and high-resolution damage assessment maps showing the damage following the Haiti Earthquake.

SERTIT satellite maps of Haiti

This page from SERTIT Rapid Mapping includes a collection of annotated satellite maps (some in French) showing damage distribution, gathering areas, water sources, and other information.

The Tornado History Project

The Tornado History Project is a searchable, sortable database of tornado statistics based on official Storm Prediction Center (SPC) tornado records since 1950. Results of your search can be viewed ...

Global Warming and Hurricanes

This page from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory presents information on the state of knowledge about the potential connections between ...

Tsunami!

A general introduction to tsunamis including information about the mechanisms of tsunami generation and propagation, the impact of tsunamis on humankind, and the Tsunami Warning System. Sections ...

Mass Movement

This interactive Flash animation explores mass movements, including animations and supplementary information on: controls, triggers, falls, slumps, flows, and slides. Users are also able to model ...

Teaching Ideas: The Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan

This page hosts a large collection of resources for teaching about the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis in Japan, including the latest Times articles and multimedia, related lesson plans and ...

Satellite Photos of Japan, Before and After the Quake and Tsunami

Satellite images, taken by GeoEye, from before and after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

How Shifting Plates Caused the Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan

This page features USGS visualizations including a slide show of the sudden movement of the Pacific tectonic plate under the North American plate caused a massive earthquake and a tsunami. It also ...

Tsunami Movement

This map, from ESRI, shows an animated model of tsunami movement throughout the Pacific Ocean following the March 2011 earthquake in Japan. Users can choose from street map, topographic map, and ...

How Japan Shifted

This map, from ESRI, shows how much the earth's surface in Japan shifted because of tectonic plate movement following the March 2011 earthquake. Viewers can use the time slider tool to also see the ...

PPP Kinamatic Solution for the Great Tohoku Earthquake, M9.0

This website features animations that show coordinate variations every 1 sec. relative to the pre-earthquake a priori coordinates from the March 2011 Japan earthquake. There are four animation movie ...

California Geological Survey - Landslides

This page from the CA Geological Survey (CGS) presents information on landslides as well as maps and products of various past and present CGS programs to map and respond to landslides in the state of ...




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