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Cessna Invesco Palin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-21-06 02:23 PM
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19. I always wanted to write a layman's geology book...
...entitled "The Art of Subduction"

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  -Southern San Andreas fault waiting to explode boise1  Jun-21-06 01:36 PM   #0 
  - The Indonesian quake that set off the tsunami moved Java 100 ft  LeftCoast   Jun-21-06 01:40 PM   #1 
  - By the east Bay,do you mean Berkeley / Oakland? Ans how far east of LA  Emillereid   Jun-21-06 01:48 PM   #2 
  - Santa Monica's concern is liquefaction -- that's why they got damage  catzies   Jun-21-06 01:57 PM   #6 
  - Absolutely -- like the Marina District suffered in '89 Loma Prieta  LSparkle   Jun-21-06 02:11 PM   #11 
  - Greeting, fellow Valleyite! I agree. When the Big One hits, we won't shake  kestrel91316   Jun-21-06 09:59 PM   #52 
  - I remember how badly Santa Monica got hit. ALL the condos and  calimary   Jun-24-06 11:49 AM   #100 
  - liquefaction is a concern of Marina Del Rey-next door to us  katty   Jun-21-06 03:22 PM   #31 
     - Liquefaction is NOT a fun experience.  Karenina   Jun-22-06 01:08 PM   #74 
  - The East Bay all the way down to East San Jose or so needs  sfexpat2000   Jun-21-06 02:09 PM   #10 
  - Berkely and Oakland would be very close to the projected epicenter  LeftCoast   Jun-21-06 02:14 PM   #13 
  - We live near the LA Airport  goclark   Jun-22-06 12:11 PM   #71 
  - For Northridge Quake, west of the 10 it really tore up.  Pithy Cherub   Jun-21-06 02:22 PM   #18 
  - i lost my home in the northridge quake..lived in valley village..  flyarm   Jun-21-06 09:37 PM   #49 
     - Yeah, when it really gets  zidzi   Jun-22-06 11:22 AM   #66 
     - fly, you are inspirational!  Pithy Cherub   Jun-22-06 02:17 PM   #78 
     - thanks but no i am not...you just do what you have to do..thats all..  flyarm   Jun-22-06 08:27 PM   #82 
     - Tent City  serryjw   Jun-24-06 02:41 PM   #101 
  - Sant Monica is IN LA. It's east of downtown, on the beach. The San Andreas  kestrel91316   Jun-21-06 09:57 PM   #51 
     - Actually, it's West of downtown  Psephos   Jun-22-06 02:14 PM   #77 
        - Oops, lol! And I used to be a nationally ranked orienteer. Shame on me.  kestrel91316   Jun-22-06 09:08 PM   #84 
  - Let's hope FEMA isn't  sea urchin   Jun-22-06 09:31 AM   #61 
  - 32 feet movement in a populated area makes this 1906 photo look tame  BrotherBuzz   Jun-21-06 01:49 PM   #3 
  - wow  Barad Simith   Jun-21-06 04:45 PM   #36 
  - Looks like Yuri Fialko needed his name published. . .  Journeyman   Jun-21-06 01:50 PM   #4 
  - I thought there was not the science to determine  hang a left   Jun-21-06 02:03 PM   #9 
  - It's not quite that simple.  yibbehobba   Jun-21-06 02:21 PM   #16 
  - "Predicting exactly when... is beyond scientists' ability."  Eugene   Jun-21-06 02:27 PM   #23 
  - No science, but  hyphenate   Jun-21-06 06:25 PM   #39 
     - Here's the problem with that...  yibbehobba   Jun-22-06 05:26 AM   #59 
  - You think geologists like not being able to make accurate earthquake...  yibbehobba   Jun-21-06 02:13 PM   #12 
  - And the Chinese used observations on the behavior of farm animals. . .  Journeyman   Jun-21-06 03:17 PM   #28 
     - The ants in our yard have all bailed  Megahurtz   Jun-21-06 05:29 PM   #38 
     - This area was all orchards & groves I think, but ants coming up from  catzies   Jun-21-06 10:59 PM   #55 
     - They predicted a shake early this year.  LeviathanCrumbling   Jun-21-06 09:30 PM   #48 
  - He has satelite data that shows average annual slip on all areas  DinoBoy   Jun-22-06 01:43 PM   #75 
  - This is totally irresponsible  serryjw   Jun-24-06 02:58 PM   #102 
  - Remember to buy up all that future coastline in Nevada  noonwitch   Jun-21-06 01:56 PM   #5 
  - I wonder if Boulder Dam  roamer65   Jun-21-06 02:02 PM   #8 
  - You mean Hoover?  B3Nut   Jun-22-06 09:59 AM   #63 
     - Well, Hoover was an engineer  liberalpragmatist   Jun-24-06 05:06 PM   #103 
  - Learn to swim - see you down in Arizona Bay  GregW   Jun-21-06 04:53 PM   #37 
  - It's a common misperception about the geology of California. . .  Journeyman   Jun-21-06 07:59 PM   #44 
     - Not upward, but to the northwest  DinoBoy   Jun-22-06 01:48 PM   #76 
     - Read John McPhee's  liam_laddie   Jun-24-06 10:00 PM   #104 
  - Could happen very soon  roamer65   Jun-21-06 02:00 PM   #7 
  - welcome to DU roamer65!  AZDemDist6   Jun-21-06 02:24 PM   #20 
  - Movement in the western pacific may not be relevant.  yibbehobba   Jun-21-06 02:26 PM   #22 
  - What else moves if the San Andreas moves?  Pithy Cherub   Jun-21-06 02:14 PM   #14 
  - the fault runs all the way up to the Bay area  gkhouston   Jun-21-06 03:24 PM   #32 
  - Northridge was 6.7 or 6.9, IIRC. Felt like a Richter 20.  kestrel91316   Jun-21-06 10:03 PM   #53 
  - Amazing Prepare For Emergency SITE! Must read  goclark   Jun-22-06 10:00 AM   #64 
  - OMG! Not Palm Springs!!  GodlessBiker   Jun-21-06 02:19 PM   #15 
  - First NYC then NOLA  eowyn_of_rohan   Jun-23-06 01:00 AM   #91 
  - stop plate tectonics!  frylock   Jun-21-06 02:21 PM   #17 
  - I always wanted to write a layman's geology book...  yibbehobba   Jun-21-06 02:23 PM   #19 
  - Nice!!  MindPilot   Jun-21-06 02:31 PM   #24 
  - I love it! I've been hoping to write a hardboiled thriller ...  Lisa   Jun-21-06 09:52 PM   #50 
  - Heh heh  Psephos   Jun-22-06 11:48 AM   #68 
  - Bush declares a Global War on Earthquakes. "You're either  coalition_unwilling   Jun-21-06 02:34 PM   #25 
  - hahahahahaha  redqueen   Jun-21-06 02:44 PM   #27 
  - We Must Win The War on Terra!  Cronus Protagonist   Jun-21-06 03:20 PM   #30 
  - oh damn!  frylock   Jun-21-06 03:27 PM   #34 
  - Reunite Gondwanaland! Look what the War on Terra gets you.  Hekate   Jun-21-06 06:59 PM   #40 
  - Well, DUH!  Hell Hath No Fury   Jun-21-06 02:24 PM   #21 
  - well we've had floods - we've had fires  Bob3   Jun-21-06 02:43 PM   #26 
  - Floods, fire, earthquakes- Armageddon? No, California!  kineneb   Jun-21-06 03:18 PM   #29 
     - yea, we have had them all in CA!  katty   Jun-21-06 03:25 PM   #33 
  - Everyone here in CA  Raine   Jun-21-06 04:41 PM   #35 
  - Yes, but most people have failed to prepare themselves  slackmaster   Jun-22-06 12:58 PM   #73 
  - Guess I picked a good time to move to Tennessee  section321   Jun-21-06 07:05 PM   #41 
  - Not so fast  Sgent   Jun-21-06 08:19 PM   #46 
  - I live on a boat in the Florida Keys. Years ago I read an article  tinfoilinfor2005   Jun-21-06 07:21 PM   #42 
  - Please email me, I live in Los Angeles  goclark   Jun-21-06 07:45 PM   #43 
  - Sure thing...  tinfoilinfor2005   Jun-21-06 09:27 PM   #47 
     - Thank you! I just want to know when  goclark   Jun-22-06 09:22 AM   #60 
        - Ok...  tinfoilinfor2005   Jun-22-06 11:15 AM   #65 
  - I have news for you. Earthquakes are occurring constantly all around the  kestrel91316   Jun-21-06 10:05 PM   #54 
  - It's the GOP's conspiracy...  hogwyld   Jun-21-06 08:13 PM   #45 
  - For sure.  Canuck55   Jun-22-06 07:41 PM   #79 
  - Aren't they all technically?  Canuck55   Jun-21-06 11:13 PM   #56 
  - I have a question, If the people in the areas that were built on fill dirt  Up2Late   Jun-21-06 11:44 PM   #57 
  - Largely cost. Land's at a premium in South California. . .  Journeyman   Jun-22-06 03:35 AM   #58 
  - You forgot SMOG!  martymar64   Jun-22-06 11:46 AM   #67 
     - I lived in the midwest and I'll take the earthquakes  goclark   Jun-22-06 11:59 AM   #70 
  - If it was filled properly...  Canuck55   Jun-22-06 07:51 PM   #80 
     - Most of the old fill areas, like the Marina District in SF where not...  Up2Late   Jun-23-06 02:05 AM   #92 
        - True enough...  Canuck55   Jun-24-06 11:13 AM   #99 
  - Yikes!  lonestarnot   Jun-22-06 09:31 AM   #62 
  - Maybe we should move to Utah(no thanks) cause he  goclark   Jun-22-06 12:15 PM   #72 
     - You are right about that!  lonestarnot   Jun-22-06 09:10 PM   #85 
  - I know its a trip  shadowknows69   Jun-22-06 11:50 AM   #69 
  - That is very kind of you  goclark   Jun-22-06 08:13 PM   #81 
  - As I type here...  tirechewer   Jun-22-06 08:35 PM   #83 
  - Global warming triggering and enhancing volcanic and seismic activity  BrightKnight   Jun-22-06 10:02 PM   #86 
  - I hate to break it to you  XemaSab   Jun-23-06 12:18 AM   #90 
  - Hmmmf... so that splains it. Aren't you just a wizard. Global warming  lonestarnot   Jun-23-06 08:45 AM   #93 
     - I'm a soil scientist  XemaSab   Jun-23-06 10:24 AM   #95 
  - 5' rise in ocean depth is huge and sudden mass redistribution  BrightKnight   Jun-23-06 08:12 PM   #96 
     - Um, no.  Zynx   Jun-24-06 01:53 AM   #97 
  - Damn *. It's all his fault.  MagniCynic   Jun-22-06 10:26 PM   #87 
  - You think we think Bush is at FAULT  Mr_Spock   Jun-22-06 10:32 PM   #88 
  - I bet Pat Robertson is drooling all over himself waiting for this one.  Ilsa   Jun-22-06 10:34 PM   #89 
  - Bah Scientists...  HannibalBarca   Jun-23-06 08:50 AM   #94 
  - So this is believable but global warming isn't?  BadgerKid   Jun-24-06 09:30 AM   #98 
 

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