Shock Waves

Shock Waves

One Hundred Years After the 1906 Earthquake

DVD - 2006
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"A documentary showing the century of progress that science and engineering have made since the 1906 Earthquake. The San Andreas Fault and quakes in general are demystified by a diverse team of experts. Historical recreations, hundred-year-old film footage, and stunning still photographs convey the extent of destruction and the human response to this colossal event. The program features 3D animations, cutting edge research and expert interviews with some of the world's premier seismologists and engineers. The Bay area is presented as a showcase for earthquake preparedness, and the viewing audience is urged to take specific personal steps to prepare for the next big quake"--Container
Publisher: [United States] : U. S. Geological Survey, 2006
Branch Call Number: DVD 979.46 S55
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 46 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in


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