Recent Earthquake Teachable Moments
IRIS, the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology, maintains images, maps, and other information in downloadable powerpoint slide presentations. This presents a great, quick way to learn about and discuss the magnitude 8.9 Japan earthquake and associated tsunami.
Teachable Moment Presentation
- updated 11 Mar 18 slide Powerpoint presentation (zipped ppt with animation 4.58 MB)
- University of Portland/IRIS Earthquake Notice (pdf 1.16 MB)
- Converted powerpoint presentation (pdf 1.83 MB)
- Embedded animation from powerpoint (swf 356 kB)
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John Rundle is a Distinguished Professor of Physics and Geology at UC Davis and the Executive Director of the APEC Collaboration for Earthquake Simulations. He chaired the Board of Advisors for the Southern California Earthquake Center from 1994 to 1996. Read John's blog.