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Ground Shaking in Earthquakes
Image of the San Francisco Bay Area showing different colors for different degrees of ground motion during an earthquake Watch a new online public lecture about ground shaking in an earthquake: what controls it, technological advances that have been made in recording instruments, and real-time products that we use to study ground motion. Basic earthquake concepts are explained with animations and diagrams. This is a great resource for high school and college classrooms.
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