Earthquakes & Volcanoes

BIG BOOMS! VOLCANOES AND EARTHQUAKES with Arthur Lerner-Lam and Steven Goldstein (Nov 2004)

BIG BOOMS! VOLCANOES AND EARTHQUAKES with Arthur Lerner-Lam and Steven Goldstein Originally presented 20 Nov 2004 Guest Scientists: Art Lerner-Lam and Steve Goldstein      2004 has been an exciting year for seismologists, volcanologists, geophysicists, and Earth Science teachers and students! The same week at the end of September and beginning of October in which there … Continued

“Big Booms! Earthquakes and Volcanoes, part 2” with Arthur Lerner-Lam and Steven Goldstein (Mar 2006)

“Big Booms! Earthquakes and Volcanoes, part 2” with Arthur Lerner-Lam and Steven Goldstein   Originally presented 11 Mar 2006 In November 2004, Dr. Arthur Lerner-Lam and Dr. Steven Goldstein presented an exciting double-barreled presentation about earthquakes, volcanoes, and other Dynamic Earth events during that year. In this E2c Workshop, they will provide updates about our … Continued

“Peering beneath an Erupting Volcano on the Bottom of the Ocean” with Suzanne M. Carbotte (Mar 2012)

“Peering beneath an Erupting Volcano on the Bottom of the Ocean” Suzanne M. Carbotte Originally presented 10 Mar 2012 Most of the volcanic eruptions that occur on earth are located far from view, on the bottom of the ocean, where seafloor spreading occurs, along a vast mountain chain known as the Mid-Ocean Ridge. Due to … Continued

“Glacier Dynamics and Changes in Ice Flow” with Meredith Nettles (Apr 2012)

“Glacier Dynamics and Changes in Ice Flow” with Meredith Nettles (Apr 2012)

“Glacier Dynamics and Changes in Ice Flow”  with Meredith Nettles Originally presented 22 Apr 2012 What really happens at the bottom of a glacier as it flows toward the sea? Meredith Nettles’s research focuses on tomographic imaging of the Earth’s upper mantle and studies of the earthquake source. Tomographic work includes the development of a … Continued

“What Can Dead Plants Tell Us about Earthquakes?” with Heather Savage (Oct 2012)

“What Can Dead Plants Tell Us about Earthquakes?” with Heather Savage (Oct 2012)

“What Can Dead Plants Tell Us About Earthquakes?” with Dr. Heather Savage   Originally presented 27 Oct 2012)  Dr. Heather Savage studies earthquake and fault mechanisms with special interest in earthquake triggering and fault damage zones. Understanding the stress on faults during slips is essential to developing a full mechanical model of faulting during rupture. One … Continued

Earthquakes and Mid-Ocean Ridge Spreading with Maya Tolstoy (Mar 2005)

Earthquakes and Mid-Ocean Ridge Spreading with Maya Tolstoy 12 March 2005   SPECIAL NOTE: MAYA IS ONE OF THE FEATURED SCIENTISTS IN THE NEW 3-D IMAX FILM “ALIENS OF THE DEEP.” FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://disney.go.com/disneypictures/aliensofthedeep/ We were also joined by Dr. Jon Rice, who spent much of the summer of 2004 as Teacher-at-Sea aboard the … Continued

“Earthquakes and Other Hazards” with Arthur Lerner Lam (Nov 2000)

Earthquakes and Other Hazards Guest Scientist: Dr. Arthur Lerner Lam | Nov 2000     November 11, 2000 Welcome/Introduction to “Natural Disasters”  PowerPoint Presentation and HTML version This presentation introduces today’s topic and gives examples of what can be done in the classroom. There is information on the Standards and useful URLs (web addresses) that can be … Continued