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Other

Description:

This set of guides covers the geology, seismology, hydrology, and physical geography of the San Andreas Fault in the area of Wallace Creek in San Luis Obispo County, California. Materials available here include a downloadable trail guide for Wallace Creek; an interactive guide with information on the earthquakes, the fault, and plate tectonics; a downloadable guide from the Geologic Society of America (GSA); and a downloadable self-guided automobile tour for the Carrizo Plain. There are also field exercises which instructors may find useful as class assignments to accompany class trips to the Wallace Creek site, and a link to a bulletin from the GSA that explores the research done at Wallace Creek and explains how the slip rate for the San Andreas fault was measured.

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
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),San Andreas fault,Space sciences,Physical sciences,Graduate/Professional,Natural hazards,Space Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070718135617785T,Geophysics,Astronomy,Sag pond,Higher Education,Middle School,Science,Wallace Creek,NSDL_SetSpec_2918931,Chemistry,Physics,Structural geology,Geology,High School,Geoscience,Earth science

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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