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Title: What Is an Earthquake?: Scarp Formation
Url: http://www.data.scec.org/Module/s1act06.html
Publisher: Southern California Earthquake Center
Description: This is a short lesson about scarp formation. The answer is provided as an animated GIF. This example points out a general rule of fault-related geology: the apparent offset of a feature (in this case, level ground offset vertically) is not always an indication of the actual displacement (horizontal cutting of a pre-existing scarp) along a fault. This is one of the more extreme examples of that rule.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Structural geology -- Faults and folds
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Volcanoes and earthquakes -- Earthquakes. Seismology
Science -- Geology -- Study and teaching. Research -- Problems, exercises, examinations
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Geology
Science -- Physical sciences
Key Concept: Geology -- Earthquakes
Geology -- Faults
Geology -- Seismic waves
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: gif
html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-03-29 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-06-22 18:59:07 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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Resource URL Clicks: 6
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