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Geologic Maps n.a. / n.a. geologic map, landslide, groundwater, earthquake, mineral, vegetation, fault, strike, dip, map key, legend, map symbol, map color, geologic unit, geologic age, contact, fold
Joshua Tree National Park on Shaky Ground n.a. / n.a. Joshua Tree, earthquake, fault, seismology, seismogram, intensity, magnitude, epicenter, focus, seismograph
Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country n.a. / n.a. earthquake, fault, safety, aftershock, foreshock, mainshock, magnitude, earthquake myths, San Andreas Fault, Southern California
Transform Faults 18:24 - 19:31 (01:07) / 0.6 MB "J. Tuzo Wilson", "Lynn Sykes", earthquake, fault, "mid-oceanic ridge", "sea floor spreading", "mid-Atlantic ridge", "transform fault"
Plate Tectonics 20:30 - 20:57 (00:27) / 0.2 MB "plate tectonics", "mid-oceanic ridge", subduction, fault, plate, "Donald MacKenzie", "Robert Palmer", Earth
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"
Introduction 00:40 - 01:49 (01:09) / 1.3 MB introduction, mountain, orogeny, crust, uplift, erosion, fault, volcano, plate, "James Sadd"
Faulted Accreted Terranes 16:45 - 17:18 (00:33) / 0.8 MB "accreted terrane", "ocean basin", continent, fault, earthquake, mountain
When Mountain Building Ends 18:25 - 19:36 (01:11) / 0.9 MB mountain, orogeny, "convergent plate margin", subduction, craton, fault, volcanism, erosion, uplift, "Gary Ernst"
Earth's Structures 30 minutes / n.a. deformation, structure, fold, unconformity, "tectonic activty", "geologic structure", fault, erosion, contact, earthquake, strata, "sedimentary rock", "sea level change", thrust, stress
Geologic Maps 04:33 - 04:57 (00:24) / 0.5 MB deformation, "geologic map", map, strike, dip, fault, contact
Locating Geologic Structures 04:57 - 06:02 (01:05) / 1.4 MB deformation, "geologic map", "James Sadd", map, strike, dip, fault, contact
Geologic Structure Classes 07:07 - 07:33 (00:26) / 0.9 MB structure, deformation, unconformity, fault, fracture, fold
Rock Fracture 09:56 - 10:36 (00:40) / 0.7 MB structure, "tectonic activity", "James Sadd", fracture, fault, earthquake, deformation
Fault Types 10:36 - 11:36 (01:00) / 1.1 MB structure, "tectonic activity", "James Sadd", fracture, fault, "dip-slip fault", "strike-slip fault", "oblique-slip fault", "left lateral", "right lateral", earthquake, deformation
Dip Slip Fault Types 11:36 - 12:38 (01:02) / 1.2 MB "tectonic activity", "Scott Paterson", fracture, fault, "dip-slip fault", "reverse fault", "normal fault", "thrust fault", "detachment fault", earthquake, deformation
Stresses 12:38 - 13:44 (01:06) / 1.5 MB "tectonic activity", fold, fault, structure, "Scott Paterson", compression, tension, stress, earthquake, deformation
Importance of Geologic Structures 25:22 - 26:51 (01:29) / 1.8 MB geology, "James Sadd", "John McPhee", "Mount Everest", "marine limestone", structure, fold, fault, plate, "geologic hazard", resource, "structural geology"
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"
Earthquakes Are Shockwaves 04:36 - 05:06 (00:30) / 0.6 MB earthquake, crust, stress, "fault zone", fault, "James Sadd"
Seismic Waves 05:27 - 06:46 (01:19) / 1.6 MB earthquake, energy, "plane of slip", fault, "frictional heat", "seismic wave", "P-wave", "S-wave", "primary wave", "secondary wave", "shear wave", "shear stress", "Dee Trent"
Parkfield Earthquake Project 16:20 - 17:35 (01:15) / 1.7 MB "Evelyn Roeloffs", Parkfield, "Parkfield study goal", "earthquake prediction", fault
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
Small Earthquakes 23:17 - 24:30 (01:13) / 1.2 MB earthquake, "Cathleen Aviles", fault, magnitude, "fault zone"
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"
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
Dangerous Lack of Planning 20:58 - 22:11 (01:13) / 1.8 MB "Vitelmo Bertero", earthquake, fault, "Hayward Fault", "San Francisco Bay", magnitude, "Loma Prieta Earthquake", "University of California", "Berkeley"
active fault n.a. / n.a. "active fault", fault
fault, strike-slip fault, dip-slip fault, thrust fault, normal fault, reverse fault n.a. / n.a. fault, "strike-slip fault", "dip-slip fault", "thrust fault", "normal fault", "reverse fault"
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"
Geologic Site Investigation 19:39 - 20:52 (01:13) / 1.5 MB "Ann Meeker", "Schaeffer Dixon and Associates", "mass wasting", geology, construction, map, landslide, outcrop, bedding, dip, structure, fault, creep, slump, stability
Metamorphism 01:17 - 02:29 (01:12) / 1.3 MB "James Sadd", mountain, "plate tectonics", lithosphere, deformation, energy, orogeny, collision, crust, magma, fault, heat, pressure, metamorphism, mineral, composition, "radiometric age", atom, recrystallization, time
Protolith 03:20 - 04:19 (00:59) / 1.6 MB "Douglas M. Morton", geologist, protolith, metamorphism, limestone, marble, "metamorphic rock", basalt, "volcanic rock", amphibolite, composition, fold, fault, pressure, temperature, mountain
Rock Type, Rock Structure, and Climate 05:47 - 06:58 (01:11) / 1.5 MB "William Morris Davis", geologist, uplift, erosion, landscape, modeling, "tectonic activity", "rock type", structure, climate, fold, fault, sand, clay, "Earth's surface", slope, "Grand Canyon", "sedimentary rock", weathering, arid, vegetation, canyon, time
River Drainage Patterns 06:58 - 08:02 (01:04) / 2.2 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", "rock type", structure, river, "drainage pattern", stream, geologist, "sedimentary rock", "dendritic pattern", fracture, fault, "intersecting pattern", "trellis pattern", erosion, slope, valley
Springs 09:10 - 09:37 (00:27) / 1.7 MB groundwater, "water flow", "Earth's surface", joint, fault, spring, season
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