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TIP Content sets explained below. TIP Sort multiple columns by holding the shift key. ...about the project
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basin GPS shows where the ground is going, non-interactive map and explanation. Research: How Do We Know the Ground is Moving?
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aed Animated flash from Savage Earth showing cutaway view of globe with seismic waves. Anatomy of an Earthquake
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aed Shows 2 types of seismic waves with animations About Seismic Waves
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aed Introduces seismographs and the Richter scale Recording Earthquakes
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aed Introduces station concetp via the Global Seismic Network Seismic Recording Stations
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aed Shows map of EarthScope stations as of 9/07 with brief description of program. EarthScope / Transportable Array Status Map
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aed How to read a seismic station plot and recognize types of seismograms. Interpreting a Seismogram
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aed You can choose a nearby seismic station whose current data will be plotted on screen. Near-Realtime Seismic Station Plot
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aed The earth's tectonic plates are depicted on this globe. Courtesy Steve Reynolds, ASU. Tectonic Plates - Draggable Globe
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aed Earthquakes over the last 50 years are compared to the Earths tectonic plates using twin, draggable globes. Compare Plates to Seismicity With Draggable Globes
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aed USGS Seismic Hazard Map, Wesson and others US Seismic Hazard Map
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aed Shows US and Canada in New England area with red circles for EQs NE US Seismicity Map 2000-2003
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aed Two movies by U of Alaska M.Aoki showing waves propogating across globe after the Asian Tsunami. Tsunami Generation and Arrival Animations
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aed NOAA animation showing tsunami waves propogating. 2004 Tsunami - Wave Propogation Timelapse
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aed 9-step Flash widget showing how the tsunami happened. 2004 Asian Tsunami Disaster
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aed Station map (blue) showing where tsunami recorded as seen in record section. 2004 Tsunami - Trigger Quake Stations
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aed text and chart showing how waves from an eq circle the earth several times Seismic Waves Circle the Earth
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aed Record Section plot showing wave arrivals circling earth. 2004 Tsunami - Recording Quake Motion
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aed Text and three photos of the May 18, 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens The Mt. St. Helens Historic Eruption
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aed Straight down and cross section views showing recent seismicity, non-interactive. Mt St Helens Seismicity Chart - Daily
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escope The home page of the escope content set To get your own (free, customizable) home page, look here.
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escope the main activities that comprise EarthScope All About EarthScope
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escope ways EarthScope can benefit or affect all of us Does EarthScope Affect Me?
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cascadia The home page of the cascadia content set To get your own (free, customizable) home page, look here.
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cascadia Notable historical quakes in Cascadia, touchable map. EQs: The Shaking Truth
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cascadia Recent seismicity live data on touchable map and seismograph animation. EQs: Regular Rumbles
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cascadia Touchable map shows three kinds of earthquakes, subduction, shallow and deep. EQs: Three Ways to Get Shook Up
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cascadia Animation showing subduction process under Juan de Fuca region. Volcs: Why Active?
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cascadia (Abandoned due to lack of collaboration and difficult legend sheme.) Volcs: Realtime Volcano Alerts
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cascadia Touchable map showing main volcanoes and their last eruptions. Volcs: Historic PNW Eruptions
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cascadia Live webcam view of Mt St Helens, with overlay for bad weather. Volcs: Monitoring Mt St Helens
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cascadia Real GPS station plot for P698 GPS station at Mt St Helens. Volcs: GPS Measuring of Mt St Helens
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cascadia Straight down and cross section views showing recent seismicity, non-interactive. Volcs: Realtime Seismic Activity at Mt St Helens
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cascadia Damage photos and a video mainly of Sumatera Tsunami of 2004. Tsunamis: In the United States
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cascadia Touchable graphic showing how Sumatera and PNW are alike. Tsunamis: Comparing Sumatera to PNW
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cascadia Story of the so-called Orphan Tsunami that struck Japan in 1700, interactive. Tsunamis: Past ones Unearthed
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cascadia (Abandoned due to lack of collaboration and difficult legend sheme.) Tsunamis: Realtime Warnings
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cascadia Touchable map explains the tectonics processes in the Pacific NW. Tectonics: Clueing In
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cascadia Google map with touchable GPS stations who show real GPS data plots. Tectonics: Measuring with GPS
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cascadia Map and explanation of GPS station movement in Cascadia over app 1 year. Tectonics: EarthScope Measures with GPS
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cascadia Animation showing subduction, mountain building and more in PNW. Tectonics: Putting it all Together
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basin The home page of the basin content set To get your own (free, customizable) home page, look here.
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basin Like X-Ray Vision Through the Earth, 2 animations compare tomography and CAT scans. Research: How do Scientists Know That?
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basin What's Underneath the Basin and Range Prov., tomography images and explanations. Research: Beneath Your Feet
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basin Strain Across the Basin and Range, non-interactive strain map. Research: Stretch it Out
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basin Past Earthquakes in the Basin and Range Province, touchable map. Earthquakes: On Shaky Ground
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basin The Wells earthquake USArray station response animation. Earthquakes: USArray Catches a Basin and Range Earthquake
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basin Earthquakes in the Past Two Months, touchable map. Earthquakes: Regular Rumbles
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basin Why the Ground Shakes in the Basin and Range, animation depicting earthquake. Earthquakes: Solid as a Rock
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basin Touchable map and various photos. Volcanoes: Lava and Magma and Cinder Cones
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basin Animation shows how geologic forces can produce volcanoes in the middle of a tectonic plate. Volcanoes: Of Magma and Movement
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basin The Basin and Range Province includes volcanoes, lava domes, lava fields and ancient calderas. Volcanoes: The Danger That Lurks Beneath
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basin Monitoring the Long Valley Caldera, touchable map with various overlays. Volcanoes: When Will the Sleeping Giant Awake?
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basin Touchable map shows six important aspects to Basin and Range Province. Tectonics: What is the Basin and Range Province?
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basin Why is the Crust so Thin in the Basin and Range?, animation. Tectonics: Through Thick and Thin
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basin The Basin and Range Prov. is elevated despite a thinned tectonic plate, animation. Tectonics: Hot and High
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basin How Earthscope GPS measures the motion of the Basin and Range Prov., non-interactive plot. Tectonics: Moving to the Beat of a Different Drummer
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newmadrid Paleoseismologists use evidence of visible surface damage including landslides, liquefaction features and sand blows to Paleoseismology for past earthquakes
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newmadrid The map displays real-time earthquake data showing the actual number of earthquakes that have happened in the past two m Regular Rumbles in Central US
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newmadrid A featured station's realtime data plotted Webicorder plot of todays seismic activity
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newmadrid Earthscope Google Map
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newmadrid Animation by Jenda Understanding Liquefaction
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newmadrid Sand Blows Erupting Underground
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newmadrid What Liquefaction Predicts for Future
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newmadrid Geology of New Madrid Area
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newmadrid Geology in the Middle of a Plate? Intraplate Tectonics
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newmadrid About faults in general Finding Fault with New Madrid
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cascadia Touchable graphic showing how Sumatera and PNW are alike. Tsunamis: Comparing Japan to PNW
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newmadrid Earthquake Hazards in the NM Region
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newmadrid The home page of the newmadrid content set To get your own (free, customizable) home page, look here.
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newmadrid New Madrid Seismic Zone: Dead or Alive?
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newmadrid Finding New Faults in N.M.
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newmadrid An Eyewitness Account on the River
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newmadrid Myths and Facts about the 1811 quakes
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newmadrid How Big Were the 1811 Quakes?
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escope interactive Google map with access to realtime data EarthScope Station Map with Seismicity Plots
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escope UNAVCO Google map with popup plots of ground motion EarthScope GPS Map with Plots
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escope selected station webicorder plot and help in reading webicorders Seismicity Plot for Sample Station Today
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escope explains how seismometers work, includes recent N America seismicity map N America Realtime Seismicity Plot and Seismometer Anim.
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escope how EarthScope can image what is beneath the ground EarthScope Looks Under N America
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escope using GMVs we can see waves traveling across the US using the Transportable Array Ground Motion Visualizations Bring Waves to Life
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escope Imaging Earth in Detail Using LIDAR
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escope inSAR is used to show the Earth's movement Using Satellites to Measure Ground Motion
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escope Measuring Plate Slippage with GPS
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escope EarthScope and GPS Inform on Climate Change
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escope EarthScope Uses Quake Early Warning System
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escope Monitoring the Super-Volcano Under Yellowstone
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escope How We Know the Ground is Moving
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escope EarthScope Detects More Than Just Quakes
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escope All About US Array Program
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escope The Plate Boundary Observatory (PBO)
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escope The San Andreas Fault Observatory (SAFOD)
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alaska The home page of the alaska content set To get your own (free, customizable) home page, look here.
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alaska Touchable map with earthquake, fault, station, hazard and population locations. Alaska is Seismically Complex!
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alaska Touchable map with 5 of Alaska's largest earthquakes as of March 2015. Alaska is No Stranger to Huge Quakes
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alaska Non-interactive map Recent Quakes Map and Seismometer Animation
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alaska The AEC installs and maintains seismometers and analyzes the data The Alaska Earthquake Center
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alaska Landslides, glacial caving, mining blasts, etc. Various Seismic Signals Besides Quakes
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alaska An USArray animation and an UAF animation Visualizing Earthquake Ground Motion
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alaska Transportable Array stations, webiplot Recent Seismic Activity at EarthScope Stations
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alaska Cinder cone, shield, fissure, etc. Several Kinds of Volcanoes Explained
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alaska Each one has a popup photo and tells the type of volcano. Currently Active Volcanoes on a Google Map
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alaska Six ways volcano activity is monitored. How are Volcanoes Monitored?
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alaska Lahars, rockfalls, lava and ash explained. Four Volcano Hazards
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alaska Graphic with glossary explaining terms and why they happen. What Is a Tsunami & What Happens During?
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alaska Earthquake-generated and landslide-generated Two Causes for Tsunamis
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alaska Plate Boundary Observatory using GPS, and other ways to detect plates moving, rising, falling, etc Measuring Plate Motion and Deformation w/GPS
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alaska NOAA ESRI-made map with tons of overlays and options. Power Map of Where Tsunamis Have Occurred
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alaska Inundation mapping, DART buoys and evacuation planning Tsunamis: Keeping Safe and Damage Mitigation
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alaska Plate boundaries with popups, red arrows show motion. Tectonics: All About Plates and Boundaries
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alaska Pulled, pushed, stretched -- it is all happening to Alaska! Alaska Tectonic Forces are Complicated
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alaska Google map with lines and circles describing faults, folds and zones. Faults and Seismic Zones Map for Alaska
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alaska Near Realtime Seismicity Plot for a Sample Alaska Station Live Data from a Station in Alaska
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What are Content Sets?

Content Sets are topics or regions we cover.

aed = General geophysical topics, no special region, all-purpose
alaska = Geophysical topics in Alaska
basin = The Basin and Range Region of US
cascadia = The Cascadia region of US
escope = About The EarthScope Program
newmadrid = The New Madrid Region of US