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Faults and Earth Material Bay Area Faults Earthquakes Today Geological Crosssection General breakdown Baymud flat area near bay marshland Unconsolidated sediments area that is flat toward the hills sediment from hills filling in basin ID: 171835 Download Presentation


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Bay Area

Faults and Earth MaterialSlide2

Bay Area


Earthquakes TodaySlide4

Geological Cross-sectionSlide5

General breakdown:



flat area near bay- marshland

Unconsolidated sediments:

area that is flat toward the hills- sediment from hills filling in basin


: hills (not all hills are stable but for this discussion we will assume this)Slide6

San Jose State University

San Jose State is built on unconsolidated sediments and is surrounded by mountains (bedrock).Slide7


Materials and ground shakingSlide9

When the Bay Area Quakes

Understand general earthquake hazards

Know the general location of faults in the Bay Area

Have a general idea of the topography and earth materials of the Bay Area

Movie: specific locations of hazards; structural failures (Cypress structure addressed); forecasting


- recurrence interval and

seismic gap

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