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ABAG Earthquake Maps and Information — Information and maps about liquefaction, faults, and landslides in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Assoc. of Bay Area Govts. (ABAG)
  • Effects, Earthquake
  • Preparedness & Response
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience

Back to the Future on the San Andreas Fault — What does the science say? Where does the information come from? And what does it mean? Investigating past earthquakes to inform the future.

USGS
  • Geology
  • Hazards
  • Paleoseismology
  • Research
  • San Andreas Fault
  • Trenching
  • iconInfo
  • College
  • General Audience
  • High School

California Subduction Rocks — A photographic field trip to classic subduction-related rocks across northern California.

About Geology
  • Crustal Deformation
  • Faults & Fault Types
  • Field Trips-Virtual & Real
  • Plate Tectonics
  • Surface Features-Faults
  • iconGraphics
  • High School
  • General Audience
  • College

Comparing Shaking Intensity from Two Bay Area Earthquakes — Maps of the shaking intensity for the 1989 Loma Prieta and 1906 San Francisco earthquakes are shown, as well as the fault rupture length in order to compare the impact of each earthquake.

USGS
  • Shaking
  • Lessons Online
  • Intensity
  • iconGraphics
  • iconLesson Plans
  • General Audience
  • College
  • High School
  • Middle School

Creep Evidence of Active Faulting — Information about creep on faults, and specifically the Hayward fault.

USGS
  • Plate Tectonics
  • Crustal Deformation
  • Surface Features-Faults
  • iconInfo
  • High School
  • General Audience

Earthquake Country Alliance — Earthquake preparedness for California

Earthquake Country Alliance
  • Preparedness & Response
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience

Earthquake Preparedness - San Andreas - The Movie, California Reality or Hollywood Fiction? — Focus on California Earthquake Preparedness for Teachers and Students

California Emergency Management Agency
  • Preparedness & Response
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience

Earthquakes by Bruce A. Bolt Online Companion — links related to subjects covered in book

W.H. Freeman & Co.
  • Basics
  • Books
  • Historic Earthquakes
  • Seismographs, Instruments
  • Magnitudes
  • Plate Tectonics
  • Prediction
  • Tsunamis
  • iconInfo
  • College

Echando Raices en Tierra de Terremotos — Este manual provee información sobre por qué nos deben preocupar los terremotos en el Sur de California, qué debemos hacer para estar seguros y reducir el daño, y también qué debemos saber de lo básico sobre terremotos.

USGS & many other organizations
  • Basics
  • Books
  • Earthquake Facts
  • Effects, Earthquake
  • Hazards
  • Locating Earthquakes
  • Locations
  • Magnitudes
  • Maps
  • Preparedness & Response
  • iconGraphics
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience

Faultline:Seismic Science at the Epicenter — lots of resources, information, activities and graphics concerning earthquakes in California

Exploratorium
  • Basics
  • Historic Earthquakes
  • History-Earthquakes, Seismology
  • iconInfo
  • iconGraphics
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • General Audience
  • Elementary school
  • College

Garlock Fault Fly-Over — Virtual fly-over of the Garlock fault. Will download a .mov file.

JPL/NASA
  • Faults & Fault Types
  • iconGraphics
  • High School
  • General Audience
  • Elementary school
  • College
  • Middle School

Ground Shaking Simulations — Simulations (videos) from computer models of earthquakes showing the resulting ground shaking.

USGS
  • Education Resources
  • Historic Earthquakes
  • Modeling
  • Seismic Waves
  • Shaking
  • Intensity
  • iconLesson Plans
  • iconGraphics
  • iconInfo
  • College
  • General Audience
  • High School

Living On Shaky Ground: How to Survive Earthquakes and Tsunamis in Northern California — A collection of preparedness guides for earthquakes and tsunamis especially for the Northern Coast of California

Humboldt State Univ, Dept of Geology
  • Historic Earthquakes
  • Preparedness & Response
  • Tsunamis
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience

Paleoseismology and the Hayward Fault — How paleoseismology is revealing information about the Hayward fault and its past. New technology being used. Photos from the Tule Pond trench on the Hayward fault.

USGS
  • Paleoseismology
  • Geology
  • Books
  • Trenching
  • iconGraphics
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience
  • College
  • High School

Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country — Earthquakes and preparedeness for everyone in California (regional booklets available), Utah, Central U.S., Nevada, Oregon, and Alaska

USGS
  • Preparedness & Response
  • New Madrid Seismic Zone
  • Maps
  • Magnitudes
  • Locations
  • Locating Earthquakes
  • Hazards
  • Faults & Fault Types
  • Effects, Earthquake
  • Earthquake Facts
  • Books
  • Basics
  • iconInfo
  • iconGraphics
  • General Audience

San Andreas Fault Fly-Over — virtual fly-over of the San Andreas Fault

JPL/NASA
  • Faults & Fault Types
  • San Andreas Fault
  • iconGraphics
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • General Audience
  • Elementary school
  • College

San Andreas Fault, The — overview of the San Andreas Fault, online USGS general interest publication

USGS
  • Basics
  • Faults & Fault Types
  • Historic Earthquakes
  • History-Earthquakes, Seismology
  • San Andreas Fault
  • iconInfo
  • iconGraphics
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • General Audience
  • College

Southern California Earthquakes, Faults, Photos & Rupture Movies — all things "earthquake" in southern California

Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) & USGS
  • Faults & Fault Types
  • Photos, Earthquake
  • iconGraphics
  • iconInfo
  • High School
  • General Audience
  • College
  • Middle School

Staying Safe Where the Earth Shakes — A booklet that includes the "The Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety" - basic guidelines for what to do before, during, and after a damaging earthquake.

USGS
  • Preparedness & Response
  • Effects, Earthquake
  • Books
  • Basics
  • iconInfo
  • iconGraphics
  • General Audience

Teacher's Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area Geophysics Maps — USGS Open File Report 95-479 (online)

USGS
  • San Andreas Fault
  • Faults & Fault Types
  • Education Resources
  • Seismicity
  • iconLesson Plans
  • High School

The HayWired Scenario: An Urban Earthquake in a Connected World — An ArcGIS geo-narrative storymap with compelling images showing the effects and consequences possible in the next large earthquake on the Hayward Fault in the San Francisco Bay Area.

USGS
  • Societal Effects
  • Shaking
  • Seismic Waves
  • Preparedness & Response
  • Photos, Earthquake
  • Modeling
  • Maps
  • Intensity
  • Historic Earthquakes
  • Hazards
  • Field Trips-Virtual & Real
  • Faults & Fault Types
  • Effects, Earthquake
  • Damage from Earthquakes
  • Basics
  • iconInteractive
  • iconInfo
  • iconGraphics
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • General Audience
  • Elementary school
  • College

The Parkfield, California Earthquake Experiment — Information about past earthquakes and current monitoring efforts.

USGS
  • Historic Earthquakes
  • Parkfield
  • Prediction
  • San Andreas Fault
  • Seismicity
  • Shaking
  • iconGraphics
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience

Transforming California: Landforms of the San Andreas Fault — PowerPoint presentation of digital images (60.7 Mb) exploring the landforms found along the San Andreas Fault. Designed for classroom use with a complementing narrative for each slide. One of the many Earthtrip Virtual Field Trips to explore.

Paleontological Research Institution
  • Surface Features-Faults
  • Societal Effects
  • San Andreas Fault
  • Plate Tectonics
  • Parkfield
  • Paleoseismology
  • Geology
  • Field Trips-Virtual & Real
  • Crustal Deformation
  • iconGraphics
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience
  • High School
  • Middle School

Tsunamis — Basic science of tsunamis, preparedness, and focus on California and historical information.

California Geological Survey
  • Preparedness & Response
  • Tsunamis
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience

Uncovering the San Andreas Fault (PDF) — Earthquake Trail: What Makes the Geology of Point Reyes National Seashore So Special?

National Park Service
  • Geology
  • San Andreas Fault
  • Field Trips-Virtual & Real
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience

Wallace Creek Interpretive Trail Guide — Interactive online trail guide to Wallace Creek site on the San Andreas Fault

USGS & Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC)
  • Faults & Fault Types
  • iconInfo
  • iconGraphics
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • General Audience
  • College