GEOL 106: Week 7

Week 7 Course Material

    Supplemental Material

  • USGS Cool Factsheet on the New Madrid 1811-1812 earthquakes:

  • USGS Collected Personal Accounts from the 1811-1812 New Madrid earthquakes:

    Hazard Updates

  • CA DWR Timeline of Events for the Oroville Dam

  • New bathymetric data shows that the earthquake resulted in a huge slipping event. Almost every part of the upper slope had mud removed from it and significant innundation has covered much of the canyon floors. [Infographic: NIWA]

    Videos

  • CA Department of Water Resources aerial videos showing the main spillway after the Q was lowered to ~0.
  • NIWA video about the submarine landslide from the November 14, 2016 M 7.8 Kaikōura Earthquake (New Zealand).
  • NIWA video about the biological effects from the November 14, 2016 M 7.8 Kaikōura Earthquake (New Zealand).
  • Here is a National Geographic video showing a 3-D view of an erupting volcano in Kamchatka. More on this video can be found here.

GEOL 106 Course Page

Lecture Schedule


Geological Society of America Timescale (click on image to download pdf file).


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