GEOL 106 Lecture Notes - Rock Burst, Rock Sand, Wind Wave

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We will get email with problems and then do them via hazard city, and email them back to the marker that was assigned to the student. Again you will get all this information via email shortly. 1. surface faulting: structures on the fault will be disrupted by the tearing motion. So do not build directly on active faults. ex. 2. ground shaking: this is generally the greatest threat to buildings and people. In a big earthquake, the shaking can be sever even 100"s of kilometers away from the epicenter. The amount of shaking also depends on the nature of the soul and rocks in the area. 6. disruption of water supplies & disease: is human induced >>>, human induced seismic hazards, damn construction. Loading of earth by water changed the stress on the fault. Water infiltration below dam can lubricate faults (possible dam failure) rock burst due to pressure on the mine shaft walls.

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