PubTalk 7/2007 — Plate Tectonics in Action

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Detailed Description

Exploring the Earth with the new edition of This Dynamic Planet map and Web site

By Robert Tilling, Volcanologist, and Stephen Kirby, Earthquake Geophysicist
 

  • Improved digital data on the distribution of Earth's volcanoes, earthquakes, and meteorite impact craters
  • Special maps of polar regions, showing topography beneath the ice sheets
  • Informative articles, tables, and illustration on the back of the map
  • A series of global images showing the "dance of the continents" through geologic time
  • A companion Web site offering an interactive version of the map http://www.minerals.si.edu/tdpmap/

Details

Image Dimensions: 200 x 136

Date Taken:

Length: 01:27:15

Location Taken: Menlo Park, CA, US

Transcript

Contact wmcesic@usgs.gov for transcript.