Author: dawn

Alaska Earthquake Information Center

Connect with the Alaska Earthquake Information Center at https://www.aeic.alaska.edu/  The website does include general information about earthquakes, tsunamis (animations too), recent earthquakes, and emergency preparedness. I liked the website because it provided information about taking a field trip to UAF…

Plate Animations

Check out https://scign.jpl.nasa.gov/learn/plate4.htm for more plate animations and explanations. This website is presented by the Southern California Integrated GPS Network Education Model with support from NASA, JPL, USGS, and NSF. The website has more links of interest to earthquakes, GPS,…

Flooding of the Bering Land Bridge

https://instaar.colorado.edu/QGISL/bering_land_bridge/ provides an animation of the receding glaciers and  flooding of the Bering Land Bridge.   I think it’s interesting to consider the bridge that used to exist between Alaska and Asia. Showing this would be a great “hook”. Has…

Fairbanks 1967 Flood

A map showing the flooded zones of Fairbanks in 1967 is available for viewing at https://www.co.fairbanks.ak.us/communityplanning/1967FloodExtentMapUSGS.jpg. I imagine there has to be hard copy of this map available somewhere, but I’m still looking. It might be really fun to have…