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Additional Resources and Links

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http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/10sanandreas - Web site for the Cradle of the Earthquake: Exploring the Underwater San Andreas Fault 2010 expedition.

- A free printable book for home and school use introduced in 2004 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of NOAA; nearly 200 pages of lessons focusing on the exploration, understanding, and protection of Earth as a whole system.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/nca/1906/18april/index.php  - U.S. Geological Survey Web page about the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.

Adams, E. 1906. Letter to Reed and Barton. The Virtual Museum of the City of San Francisco; http://www.sfmuseum.net/1906/ew3.html 

http://www.ess.washington.edu  - Web page about the January, 1700 Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake and tsunami from the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network; includes discussion of various lines of evidence that help pinpoint the date of past earthquakes.

http://www.sciencecourseware.com/eec/Earthquake/  - Web site for Virtual Earthquake, an interactive activity designed to introduce concepts of how an earthquake epicenter is located and how the magnitude of an earthquake is determined.

Stein, R. 2002. Parkfield’s unfulfilled promise. Nature 419:257-258; http://profile.usgs.gov .

Tolimieri, N., M.E. Clarke, H. Singh, and C. Goldfinger. 2008. Development of the SeaBED AUV to monitor populations of west coast groundfish in untrawlable habitat. in Reynolds, J.R., and H.G. Greene, eds. 2008. Marine habitat mapping technology for Alaska. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks, doi:10.4027/mhmta.2008.09.