Earthquakes Hazards Programs,
United States Geological Survey
This includes an Earthquakes Education page with links for kids,
for grownups, and for teachers. Each page of this site has many
Northwest Earthquake Information via Earth and Space Sciences at
University of Washington.
Links to the Nisqually Earthquake, current research in the Pacific
Northwest, and earthquakes from the Cascade Volcanoes.
Outreach and Education,
from the IRIS Consortium (The Incorporated Research
Institutions for Seismology).
Excellent colored maps and extensive lists about earthquakes, as
well as a teachers resource page.
Red Cross Earthquake Preparedness (in English and Spanish).
A detailed list of how to prepare for an earthquake and what to
do after an earthquake.
of Earthquake Terms
For the General Reader:
Earthquakes and Geological Discovery
by Bruce A. Bolt, Scientific American Library Publication, New York,
Earthquakes by Bruce A. Bolt, W. H. Freeman
Publishing, New York, 1993
Agents of Chaos: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and
Other Disasters by Stephen Harris, Mountain Press, Missoula,
Active Tectonics: earthquakes, uplift, and landscape
by Edward A. Keller and Nicholas Pinter, Prentice Hall Publishing
Co., Upper Saddle River, N.J., 1996
Global Tectonics by Philip Kearey and
Frederick J. Vine, Blackwell Science Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1996
Shocks and Rocks: The story of earthquakes and
the great earth science revolution of the 1960s by Jack Oliver,
American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C., 1996