Links to other resources for teaching seismology.
If you know of an appropriate site that you think should be added to this list please contact us.
Additional IRIS Resources
Locate an Earthquake Online!
This site allows you to enter user-defined data for display of up to 4
seismic stations as well as the and the radius of an arc to the
epicenter as calculated from an S minus P epicenter location method.
US Geological Survey Sites
Earthquake Hazards Program
Latest earthquake information, hazards and preparedness, studying earthquakes, and related sites.
Locate an Earthquake
A tutorial on how earthquake epicenters are determined
The Dynamic Earth - the Story of Plate Tectonics
The Learning Web
Many resources for K-12 education.
Albuquerque Seismological Lab
Provides a list of Educational Resources as well as data for USGS sites
around the world. (see the Live Internet Seismic Server!)
All Shook Up
Earthquakes for Kids
Earthquake Magnitude and Intensity Scales
Including The Richter Magnitude Scale and The Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale.
Earthquake hazard maps
Government and Academic Seismology Sites
Including current and past earthquakes, maps, and geologic information.
Rapid Earthquake Viewer (REV)
Gives you access to data from seismograph stations around the world.
UNAVCO Education and Outreach
Educational materials and activities related to measuring Earth deformation, including access to data
EarthScope Education and Outreach
Information and activities related to a study of the structure and dynamics of North America
A hazard mitigation and disaster simulation game from UN/ISDR.
FEMA for Teachers
University of Washington
Links to a wide variety of seismology-related websites where original
seismic data or seismic research information is available.
Seismology: Resources for Teachers
Reference information, maps, videotapes, slide sets, hardware/software, seismographs, databases from Purdue University.
Seismological Society of America
An international association devoted to the advancement of earthquake science.
Alan Kafka of Boston College has a great page with lots Science Education links.
Create Your Own Earthquake
From University of Arizona.
Information on Plate Tectonics CD-ROM by Tasa.
Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC)
Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country
Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country online from SCEC.
University of California, Berkeley
Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research
Public Seismic Network (PSN)
Online ocean bathymetry maps for comparing with plate boundaries and earthquake epicenter maps from NOAA.
National Geophysical Data Center
Earth's topography and seismicity images from the National Geophysical Data Center.
California Institute of Technology
Seismology Laboratory home page.
Brought to you by the Electronic Desktop Program and California State University, Los Angeles
Geological Society of America
Education and teacher resources
CERI at the University of Memphis
Plots central US earthquakes on an interactive map in near-real time
Earthquake Education and Resources
New Mexico Bureau of Mines & Mineral Resources at New Mexico Tech
An informative website which provides an overview on seismology,
seismic waves, magnitude scales and more. Maintained by the Geology
Department at Michigan Technological University
Includes animations and audio from the Savage Earth series!