of Earth Science |Northeastern
TO EARTH SCIENCE
By the end
today’s class, you should be able to do the
* Continue examining
seismograms from three monitoring stations for the December
26, 2004 Indonesian earthquake, for each monitoring station, calculate
the P-S time difference, find the distance of the epicenter from the
station, and plot the distances on a map to locate the epicenter.
* Using the information from the seismographs and maps, plot the
position of a tsunami wave at various times as it moves outward from
the epicenter. Using the worksheet to guide your inquiry, explain
more about tsunamis and warning systems related to the 2004 Indonesian
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