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Can we predict Earthquake?
Can we predict Earthquake? <ul><li>Earthquake prediction has been a long-term goal in earth sciences. </li></ul><ul><li>Th...
Can we predict Earthquake? <ul><li>Earthquakes don't occur in a linear fashion. </li></ul><ul><li>Thusly, it makes it diff...
Can we predict earthquake? <ul><li>Online Information Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Can we predict earthquake? (Podcast) htt...
Can we predict earthquake? <ul><li>Online Information Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Can we predict earthquake? (Video) </li>...
Can we predict earthquake? <ul><li>Online Information Resources: </li></ul><ul><li>Earthquake Prediction in China – Monito...
Can we predict earthquake? <ul><li>Task One </li></ul><ul><li>Summarize the current status of earthquake prediction develo...
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Can we predict Earthquake?

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Can we predict Earthquake?

  1. 1. Can we predict Earthquake?
  2. 2. Can we predict Earthquake? <ul><li>Earthquake prediction has been a long-term goal in earth sciences. </li></ul><ul><li>There have been a number of techniques used to predict earthquakes : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>animal behavior </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>weather conditions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>radon gas in ground water , etc... </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Can we predict Earthquake? <ul><li>Earthquakes don't occur in a linear fashion. </li></ul><ul><li>Thusly, it makes it difficult for scientists to make predictions. </li></ul><ul><li>Scientists today accept that we are not yet able to accurately predict earthquakes. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Can we predict earthquake? <ul><li>Online Information Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Can we predict earthquake? (Podcast) http://www.usgs.gov/corecast/details.asp?ID=76 </li></ul><ul><li>Can earthquakes be predicted? (Video) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Can we predict earthquake? <ul><li>Online Information Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Can we predict earthquake? (Video) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Can we predict earthquake? <ul><li>Online Information Resources: </li></ul><ul><li>Earthquake Prediction in China – Monitoring Animal Behavior </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.drgeorgepc.com/EarthquakePredictionChina.html </li></ul><ul><li>Plan for quake ‘warning system’ </li></ul><ul><li>http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7435324.stm </li></ul>
  7. 7. Can we predict earthquake? <ul><li>Task One </li></ul><ul><li>Summarize the current status of earthquake prediction development. </li></ul><ul><li>Post your findings on forum. </li></ul>

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