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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

GEOL 564 - Earthquake Geophysics


Comprehensive overview of earthquake causes and effects. Review of recent destructive earthquakes and earthquake hazards. Locating earthquakes, estimating magnitude and quantitative evaluation of earthquake sources, first-motions, and stress conditions along seismically-active faults. Properties of the crust, mantle and core deduced from earthquake waves. Earthquake triggering mechanisms, reservoir-induced seismicity, and earthquake prediction. Students should be competent in structural geology prior to enrollment.

Credits: 3