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Hi,

May be of interest, typical outreach information I disseminate for
earthquake related library inquiries :

Earthquake Notification Service: https://sslearthquake.usgs.gov/ens/

Earthquake media contacts: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/contactus/media.php

Earthquake posters:
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqarchives/poster/

Information by U.S. State/Territory:
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/region.php

Historic Earthquakes in the United States and Its Territories
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/states/historical.php?

The Science of Earthquakes:
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/kids/eqscience.php

*This Dynamic Planet: World Map of Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Impact Craters,
and Plate Tectonics*
http://pubs.usgs.gov/imap/2800/
--- most people are looking for this for the plate boundaries and movement
directions: http://pubs.usgs.gov/imap/2800/TDPfront-screen.pdf
( high resolution: http://pubs.usgs.gov/imap/2800/TDPfront.pdf )


*This Dynamic Earth: The Story of Plate Tectonics*:
http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/dynamic.html

example:
Understanding plate motions:
http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/understanding.html

Tectonic Plates through Time:
http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/historical.html
- plate figure: http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/slabs.html

There are four types of plate boundaries:

   - Divergent boundaries -- where new crust is generated as the plates
   pull away from each other.
   - *Convergent boundaries -- where crust is destroyed as one plate dives
   under another.*
   - Transform boundaries -- where crust is neither produced nor destroyed
   as the plates slide horizontally past each other.
   - Plate boundary zones -- broad belts in which boundaries are not well
   defined and the effects of plate interaction are unclear.

There are several types of *Convergent boundaries:*
http://geomaps.wr.usgs.gov/parks/pltec/converge.html

   - an oceanic and a largely continental plate;
   - between two largely oceanic plates; or,
   - *between two largely continental plates.*

*The Himalayas: Two continents collide*:
http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/himalaya.html


Earthquake Photo Collections
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/photos.php

Earthquake publications: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/publications/

Earthquake presentations, archived and online at:
http://education.usgs.gov/lectures.html#earthquakes


Enjoy the day,
Emily



Emily C. Wild
Librarian (Physical Scientist)
U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Library
Denver Federal Center
ph: (303) 236-1003
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