Science, Natural Disasters and Public Education
Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes seismologist Lucy Jones for a discussion of science, natural disasters and public education. Topics covered: the trajectory of her career, attributes of a scientist, earthquake prediction, science education, and effective communication between scientists and the public. The conversation concludes with lessons learned.
|Science, Natural Disasters and Public Education|
|Earthquakes in Your Backyard
This course provides an introduction to earthquakes, their causes and effects. General discussion of basic principles and methods of seismology and geological tectonics, distribution of earthquakes in space and time, effects of earthquakes, and earthquake hazard and risk.
|Home Preparedness in Earthquake Country
If you live with the potential of earthquakes it is important to be prepared. Matthew Springer, UCSF Professor of Medicine, gives specific strategies about how to secure your home, yourself and your pets.
|Earthquake Mainshocks and Aftershocks: What We Do and Do Not Know
Dr. Debi Kilb discusses what seismologists now understand about the extent and duration of aftershocks following major earthquakes, and what mysteries remain for future seismic scientists to unravel.
|How the Earth was Made
The series examines some of the most well-known locations and geological phenomena in the world, including California's San Andreas Fault, the Mariana Trench, the Krakatoa volcano, the Alps, the Atacama Desert, Tsunami, and Asteroids.
|Seismic Imaging of the Earth's Interior
Earth scientist Barbara Romanowicz discusses how she explores the deep structure and dynamics of the Earth using seismic tomography.
This is a BBC science documentary series presented by Aubrey Manning, telling the story of our planet and its constantly changing nature.