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Title: Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics
Url: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/topics/plate_tectonics/rift_man.php
Publisher: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Description: This article describes the theory of plate tectonics and its relation to earthquakes and seismic zones. Materials include an overview of plate tectonics, a description of Earth's crustal plates and their motions, and descriptions of the four types of seismic zones.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Plate tectonics
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Volcanoes and earthquakes
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Volcanoes and earthquakes -- Earthquakes. Seismology -- Seismic waves. Elastic waves
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Geology -- Earthquakes
Geology -- Plate tectonics
Geology -- Seismic waves
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2009-10-27
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
University First Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Astronomy
earth science
Geology
Geophysics
Physical sciences
science
Space sciences
Date Of Record Release: 2010-08-23 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-11-17 03:56:11 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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