Earthquake

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Current News Sources

Official Agency Pages

Associations

Research Institutions

Publication Directories

Maps and charts

Terminology

Software

Image Sources

Materials in the Learning Studio

San Francisco Bay Area Local Resources

Other Useful and Interesting Sites

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Current News Sources:
Sites devoted to news on the topic of this page.

News From Agencies and Associations:

NEIC: Near Real Time Earthquake List

Recent Earthquakes in California and Nevada

Western States Seismic Policy Council Current Earthquakes

Official Agency Pages:

California:

Northern California Earthquake Data Center (NCEDC)

United States:

Earthquake Information Providers Group (EqIP)

Earthquake Information Network (EQNET)

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program-Northern California

Seismic Safety Commission

Western States Seismic Policy Council

Western States Seismic Policy Council Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Committee

Other Nations:

Canada:

National Earthquake Hazards Program - NEHP

Associations:

Seismological Society of America (SSA)

Research Institutions:

National Information Service for Earthquake Engineering - University of California, Berkeley

Publication Directories:

Seismic Safety Commission Publications

Western States Seismic Policy Council Earthquake Publications

Maps and charts:

California:

California Geological Survey - Seismic Hazards Mapping Program

Recent Earthquakes in California and Nevada

San Francisco:

ABAG Earthquake Maps and Information

Recent Earthquakes in California and Nevada San Francisco Special Map

National and International:

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program Maps

Terminology:

Terrestrial Earthquakes:

Earthquake ABC (for kids and parents)

Earthquake Glossary

Exploring Earthquakes: On-Line Glossary

Glossary of Earthquake and Related Terminology - USGS

Software:

EduShake For one-dimensional, equivalent linear ground response analysis.

Image Sources:

Before and After the Great Earthquake and Fire: Early Films of San Francisco, 1897-1916

Portfolio of images of landscape, seascape and faults of the San Francisco Bay area

Materials in the Learning Studio:
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San Francisco Bay Area Local Resources:

Northern California:

UC Berkeley Seismological Laboratory - USGS

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program-Northern California

San Francisco:

Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake - USGS

ABAG Earthquake Maps and Information

Other Useful and Interesting Sites::

Acoustics Monitoring Program: Ocean Seismicity

Life Along the Faultline: Life and Science in Earthquake Country - The Exploratorium

National Information Service for Earthquake Engineering (NISEE)

SCIGN Analysis

U.S. Geological Survey, Earthquake Hazards Program

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