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EPS C20: Earthquakes in Your Backyard (Fall 2014, 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 – Case Study: Hurricane Katrina – Lessons to Learn Unlimited
  • Lecture 05 – Earthquake Preparedness Unlimited
  • Lecture 06 – Faults: The Product of Earthquakes Unlimited
  • Lecture 07 – Case Study: The Hayward Fault Unlimited
  • Lecture 08 – Case Study: The Great 1906 Earthquake and Firestorm Unlimited
  • Lecture 09 – Where Earthquakes Occur 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 14 – Earthquake Intensity and Magnitude Unlimited
  • Lecture 15 – Seismic Gaps and Creep Unlimited
  • Lecture 16 – Tsunamis, Volcanoes and Earthquakes Unlimited
  • Lecture 17 – Case Study: Deadliest Volcanoes Unlimited
  • Lecture 18 – Earthquake Prediction Unlimited
  • Lecture 19 – Earthquake Forecasting Unlimited
  • Lecture 20 – Earthquake Early Warning Unlimited
  • Lecture 21 – Case Study: Buildings: The Good and the Bad Unlimited
  • Lecture 22 – The Berkeley Seismological Laboratory Unlimited
  • Lecture 23 – Review: Your Charge: Planning for Disasters Unlimited

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