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Other

Description:

This site presents photos of some building, road, and freeway damage from notable earthquakes and one associated intensity map. This information will help students recognize the types of damage done to structures by earthquakes. The examples are classified by the dominant mode of failure observed and include ground failure due to liquefaction, partial building collapse caused by ground slumping, and partial wall and parapet collapse.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

Space Science,Astronomy,Middle School,NSDL,Chemistry,Geology,Science,Undergraduate (Lower Division),High School,NSDL_SetSpec_dlese.org,Physics,Higher Education,Elementary School,Geophysics,Earth science,Physical sciences,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003230434774T,Space sciences,Geoscience,Graduate/Professional,Natural hazards

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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