Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

ESCI 121
Spring 2007

Daily Objectives #17
(March 26, 2007)                                                                        Dr. Sanders

By the end of today’s class, you should be able to do the following:

* In terms of depth of focus and pattern of distribution of earthquakes, describe what would be expected in the following environments: divergent boundaries, transform boundaries, convergent boundaries with subduction, convergent boundaries with no subduction, hot spots.

* Examine an earthquake focus map and form a reasonable hypothesis as to the plate tectonic environment.

* Visiting several sites on the NEIU campus, describe the use of geologic materials in architecture and landscaping.

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