KPL Montage 2

Earthquakes

When searching Keene-Link use these subject headings:

 Earthquakes

 Seismology

 Natural disasters

 Physical geography

When browsing Keene Public Library shelves use these Dewey numbers:

 551.22 Earthquakes

 Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Atlases, & Specific Subject References:

Davis, Lee. Natural Disasters. Facts on File, c2002.

Ritchie, David. The Encyclopedia of Earthquakes and Volcanoes. Facts on File, c1994.

 Recommended Web Resources:

 Earthquakes -Learn about earthquakes and the steps scientists are taking to predict them and how builders are building flexible structures that can withstand the strong shaking produced by earthquakes.

 National Earthquake Information Center -The mission of the National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC) is to rapidly determine location and size of all destructive earthquakes worldwide and to immediately disseminate this information to concerned national and international agencies, scientists, and the general public.

 Understanding Earthquakes -So you think you know all about earthquakes. Then take the earthquake quiz or read some accounts of earthquakes from famous people.

 United States Geological Survey Earthquake Web Site -Information on worldwide earthquake activity, earthquake science, and earthquake hazard reduction.