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Richard Allen
Seismo Lab
Earth & Planetary
UC Berkeley

Class reading

Assigned reading: All class reading is listed on the syllabus. Most of the reading is from the class textbook: "Earthquakes" by Bruce Bolt. Readings from Bolt will not be posted, you should buy the book. The reading for some lectures does not come from Bolt. These additional readings are posted here.


Future earthquakes CS: The Hayward Temblor
reading: Reisner p85-111

Earthquake preparedness
reading: Putting down roots - northern CA or Putting down roots - southern CA

Earthquake forecasting CS: Bay Area
reading: USGS Fact Sheet - 2008
additional reading: USGS Fact Sheet - 2003

Earthquake early warning
reading: Scientific American article - 2011

Campus buildings and retrofit tour
reading: Bracing Berkeley



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