This brief historical account describes some of the effects of the Cajon Pass earthquake, which struck near San Bernardino, California in 1899. It also incudes the time, approximate location, and approximate magnitude and intensity of the event.
Here, scientists from Rutgers University pull together data from satellites, coastal radars and underwater weather stations, process it, and post it on the Cool Room for you to use to make the most of NJ's coastal resources. Site gives oceanographic data for use by fishermen, boaters, swimmers, surfers, and divers, and includes activities for kids. The Cool Room classroom allows teachers to...
The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) mission uses twin satellites to make detailed measurements of Earth's gravity field. GRACE materials include a description of the mission, research projects, and personnel. There are also links to news articles, publications, datasets, and software tools for processing gravity data.
This site has directions for a classroom activity in which students plot locations of major Southern California earthquakes on a map. A table listing major earthquakes, when they occurred, their locations and their magnitudes is included. There is also a set of questions for the students to answer once they have plotted the earthquake data on their map. This site is in PDF format.