SECTION II: Internal Processes
 Unit 2: Earthquakes
 
Contents (topics to be discussed in class):
Earthquakes Basic Theory
[Faults | Elastic Rebound | Earthquake Location]
Seismic Waves
[Types of Seismic Waves | Locating the Epicenter | Magnitude and Intensity]
Earthquake-Related Hazards
[Ground Motion | Ground Failure | Tsunamis and Coastal Flooding | Fire]
Earthquake Prediction and Forecasting
[Seismic Gaps | Earthquake Precursors | The Earthquake Cycle and Forecasting | Current Status of Earthquake Predication]
Earthquake Awareness and Public Response
[Predictions | Public Response]
Modern and Future US Earthquakes
[Areas of Widely Recognized Risk | Other Potential Problem Areas]