"It Tore Through The Rock and The Mountains": Earthquakes, Faults and People in Hispaniola
Mar 03, 2010
from 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
|Where||Performing Arts Center|
|Contact Name||Holger Henke|
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This movement causes deformation in the rocks at the plate's boundary. The energy stored in the rocks can be released as earthquakes when a slip occurs on any one of the many faults in the region. A few of these earthquakes are very large and potentially catastrophic.
Join York College for this Provost Distinguished Scholars Lecture with Dr. Grenville Draper from the Department of Earth and Environment, Florida International University.