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EPS C20: Earthquakes in Your Backyard (Fall 2012, UC Berkeley). Instructor: Professor Richard Allen. This course provides an introduction to earthquakes, their causes and effects

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EPS C20: Earthquakes in Your Backyard (Fall 2012, UC Berkeley). Instructor: Professor Richard Allen. This course provides an introduction to earthquakes, their causes and effects

General discussion of basic principles and methods of seismology and geological tectonics, distribution of earthquakes in space and time, effects of earthquakes, and earthquake hazard and risk, with particular emphasis on the situation in California.

Course Curriculum

  • Lecture 01 – California and Earthquakes Unlimited
  • Lecture 02 – Future Earthquakes: The Hayward Temblor Part I Unlimited
  • Lecture 03 – Future Earthquakes: The Hayward Temblor Part II Unlimited
  • Lecture 04 – Earthquake Preparedness: Be Ready Unlimited
  • Lecture 05 – Case Study: Hurricane Katrina Unlimited
  • Lecture 06 – Faults: The Product of Earthquakes Unlimited
  • Lecture 07 – The Hayward Fault Unlimited
  • Lecture 08 – The Great 1906 Earthquake and Firestorm Unlimited
  • Lecture 10 – Plate Tectonics Unlimited
  • Lecture 11 – Building Up to an Earthquake Unlimited
  • Lecture 12 – Generating the Wiggles Unlimited
  • Lecture 13 – Interpreting Seismograms Unlimited
  • Lecture 15 – Earthquake Magnitude and Energy Unlimited
  • Lecture 16 – Seismic Gaps and Creep Unlimited
  • Lecture 17 – Tsunamis, Volcanoes and Earthquakes Unlimited
  • Lecture 18 – The Berkeley Seismological Laboratory Unlimited
  • Lecture 19 – Earthquake Prediction Unlimited
  • Lecture 20 – Earthquake Forecasting Unlimited
  • Lecture 21 – Earthquake Early Warning Unlimited
  • Lecture 22 – Building for Earthquakes Unlimited
  • Lecture 23 – Your Charge: Planning for Disasters Unlimited

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