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  • Applied Paleomagnetics, Inc. - Offering Paleomagnetic core orientation and paleomagnetic services including paleomagnetic fracture orientation, fracture studies in fractured reservoirs, and paleomagnetic orientation of in-situ stress.
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  • Broadband Seisimic Data Collection Center - Real time seismic data for view or download from the Anza network in Southern California.
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  • Cecil and Ida Green PiƱon Flat Observatory - Set up to measure crustal deformation in a tectonically active area, improve estimates of the earthquake hazard in southern California, and serve as a testing ground for new geophysical instrumentation.
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  • Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics - Diagrams of tectonics of the North Pacific and the west coast of North America.
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  • Earth Floor: Plate Tectonics - Full and clear information about Plate Tectonics: Convergent Boundaries, Divergent Boundaries, Transform Boundaries.
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  • Geomagnetism - Information from the British Geological Survey.
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  • GPS Time Series - Measurements made with the Global Positioning System are sensitive enough to detect motion of the Earth's tectonic plates.
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  • An Introduction to Plate Tectonics - Plates movements. The theories that scientists have used to explain these movements.
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  • MARGINS Program - NSF funded program which tries to understand the complex interplay of processes that govern the evolution of continental margins by a multidisciplinary approach, including seismicity and subduction processes.
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  • Patrice Rey's Teaching Portfolio - Resources for students in geology and geophysics, including lectures notes, slide show and virtual field trips. Topics include structural geology, tectonics, and geology of granite.
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  • Peter Bird's Programs for Tectonic Modeling - Tectonic modeling with finite elements: programs, publications, figures, and abstracts by Peter Bird of UCLA.
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  • Plate Tectonic Evolution of the Cocos-Nazca Spreading Center - This article is about Plate Tectonic Evolution written by Martin Meschede and Udo Barckhausen. [PDF]
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  • Plate Tectonics - Archive of articles and graphical data related to plate tectonics.
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  • Plate Tectonics - This site provides useful information about tectonics: the origin of plate tectonics, indications of tectonic activity, age of the sea floor.
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  • Plate Tectonics and Climate - Dorian J. Burnette writes about how continental movement plate tectonics have a profound impact on the climate of the Earth.
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  • Plate Tectonics Animation - Interesting animations of plate tectonics movement. Including gif, avi and mov formats.
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  • Plate Tectonics: Moving and Shaking - Article from the National Geographic describing the three types of tectonic boundaries.
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  • PLATES Project - Plate model and database allow users to make reconstructions from 750 Ma to present. From the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics.
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  • Study of the Recent Structural Evolution of Continental Basins in Altai-Sayan - PhD thesis on the active tectonics of Northeast Altai in central Asia focusing on structural geology, paleostress analysis, seismics and radon gas geochemistry.
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  • Tectonic Forces: by Robert Maurer - This is the origin and mechanics of the forces responsible for tectonic plate movements.
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  • Tectonics - Tectonics contains original scientific contributions in analytical, synthetic, and integrative tectonics. Papers are restricted to the structure and evolution of the terrestrial lithosphere with dominant emphasis on the continents.
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  • Teton Tectonics - Dr. Peter Langdon Ward has made a detailed analysis of the geology of western North America in relation to the motion of plates in the eastern Pacific Ocean. He also discusses earthquakes and global climate change.
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  • This Dynamic Earth - View of the planet Earth from the USGS.
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  • WEEK 3 SUMMARY: MOUNTAIN GEOGRAPHY - Lectures on Plate Tectonics by Mark W. Williams (University of Colorado at Boulder).
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  • Weldon Beauchamp - Tectonic Evolution of the Atlas Mountains, North Africa. Research page with links to related resources.
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  • Wikipedia: Plate Tectonics - Plate tectonics. Types of plate boundaries. Sources of plate motion.
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  • World Stress Map Project - Database containing information on the contemporary tectonic stress state (e.g. orientation and magnitude) in the Earth's crust. Users can request customized stress maps for selected regions.
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