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Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country n.a. / n.a. earthquake, fault, safety, aftershock, foreshock, mainshock, magnitude, earthquake myths, San Andreas Fault, Southern California
The Parkfield Study 17:53 - 18:08 (00:15) / 0.4 MB Parkfield, California, "San Andreas Fault", "earthquake precursor"
Goals of the Parkfield Study 18:08 - 18:57 (00:49) / 1.3 MB Parkfield, California, "San Andreas Fault", "earthquake precursor", "Evelyn Roeloffs", geophysicist, prediction
Plate Boundaries 01:04 - 02:38 (01:34) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", collision, valley, mountain, plate, crust, continent, "plate margin", earthquake, volcano, "deep-sea trench", "San Andreas Fault", California, "North American Plate", "Pacific Plate", orogeny, "geologic hazard", oil, "mineral resource", landscape, mechanism
Transform Faults 09:45 - 10:57 (01:12) / 1.2 MB "Jason Saleeby", "plate tectonics", plate, "transform fault", "ocean basin", continent, "continental crust", "San Andreas Fault", "Gulf of California", "Juan de Fuca Spreading System", California, "Cape Mendocino", fault, "oceanic crust"
Earthquakes 30 minutes / n.a. earthquake, Parkfield, fault, energy, "San Andreas Fault", magnitude, epicenter, "secondary wave", "Richter Scale", "primary wave", "fault zone", "earthquake prediction", "creep meter", "seismic wave"
Destructive Forces of Earthquakes 03:26 - 04:36 (01:10) / 1.4 MB earthquake, "San Andreas Fault", California, plate, "North American Plate", "Pacific Plate", fault, "Richter Scale", Iran, Armenia, China, "James Sadd"
Forecasting Earthquakes 15:21 - 16:20 (00:59) / 1.6 MB Parkfield, earthquake, "San Andreas Fault", magnitude, epicenter, prediction
Structure of the San Andreas Fault 17:35 - 18:25 (00:50) / 1.9 MB Parkfield, "Tom Daley", "San Andreas Fault", "fault structure", "Vibra-seis truck", wave, energy, velocity, "subsurface structure", earthquake
Alignment Array Surveys 19:49 - 21:02 (01:13) / 2.0 MB "alignment array", "fault slip", "Robert O. Burford", "San Andreas Fault", "slip rate", "creep meter", fault, Parkfield
Deep Movements Along the Fault 22:04 - 22:22 (00:18) / 1.6 MB Parkfield, earthquake, groundwater, "San Andreas Fault", "creep meter", stress, fault
Conclusion 26:29 - 27:30 (01:01) / 1.2 MB earthquake, "San Andreas Fault", crust, "fault zone", "tectonic stress", "earthquake prediction", energy, fault, "James Sadd"
Living With the Earth: The Loma Prieta Earthquake 30 minutes / n.a. earthquake, "Loma Prieta Earthquake", "San Francisco", "earthquake prediction", magnitude, epicenter, "San Francisco Bay", "San Andreas Fault"
Surprising Behavior of the San Andreas Fault 11:29 - 12:49 (01:20) / 1.6 MB "William Bakun", geologist, earthquake, "Loma Prieta Earthquake", fault, "San Andreas Fault", "strike-slip fault", focus, fissure, landslide
Fault Segments 12:49 - 14:18 (01:29) / 1.9 MB "Loma Prieta Earthquake", "San Francisco", Oakland, epicenter, "San Andreas Fault", earthquake, "fault segment", magnitude, "earthquake prediction", "North American Plate", "Pacific Plate"
Mudflow Channel 16:48 - 18:12 (01:24) / 1.6 MB "Wade Wells II", "U.S. Forest Service", hydrologist, "flood control channel", mountain, mudflow, rainfall, mud, "geologic hazard", Wrightwood, "San Andreas Fault", fault, bedrock, "mass wasting"
Reconstructing Ancient Landscapes 17:49 - 18:37 (00:48) / 1.0 MB "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", "sedimentary structure", geologist, "mud crack", "ripple mark", cross-bedding, landscape, "San Andreas Fault", "San Gabriel Fault", "Ridge Basin", "Southern California", basin, mountain
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