USArray
A Continental-scale Seismic Observatory

K-12

Publications

Careers in the Earth Sciences

Four-page booklet (5.4 MB) containing an interview with one of the EarthScope engineers, Katrin Hafner.
 

Seismic Tomography

Four-page handout (3.5 MB PDF) describing how seismic tomography is used to determine Earth structure.
 

Animations

Earthquake Wavefront Visualizations

Flyer for Earthquake Wave Visualizations (0.4 MB)

Link to Earthquake Wave Visualizations

Animations of real data showing how seismic waves sweep the array of seismometers.

 

For more earth science publications, activities, professional development, internships, animations, museum displays, free software and more, visit EarthScope Education and Outreach and IRIS Education and Outreach.