Awareness of the consequences of earthquake events and actions to be taken before, during, or after events.
Report on the 2010 Chilean earthquake and tsunami response [ More info] With high property damage, loss of life and fire damage were relatively low. Why? The legal system encourages builders to follow code, the electrical grid was shut down early, and emergency response management was very effective.
ShakeAlert: an earthquake early warning system for the United States West Coast [ More info] Describes a demonstration system that could be developed to improve the time people have to prepare for the ground shaking that accompanies earthquakes in the Western US.
The Hayward fault - Is it due for a repeat of the powerful 1868 earthquake? [ More info] Preparing for earthquakes along this important fault requires studying the history of its movement and its geology, as well as understanding how society has built the area around it.
The great 1906 earthquake, 100 years later [ More info] Annotated list of resources about the great earthquake of 1906, which caused significant devastation in and around San Francisco, California, compiled for the 100th anniversary of the disaster.
UCERF3: A new earthquake forecast for California's complex fault system [ More info] Explains how we estimate the probability of earthquakes in the state of California. The underlying scientific model was improved to account for factors that can affect the severity of earthquakes.
Alphabetical Index of Topics
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z