Academic Catalog

GEOE406 EARTHQUAKE GEOLOGY

Course Code: 5640406
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr ATLLA ARDA ZACAR
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Mechanism and resources of earthquakes. Global distributions of earthquake epicenters and their relationship with the plate boundaries. Earthquake prediction and paleoseismology. Destructive effects of earthquakes. Major earthquake belts in Turkey and their relationship with fault zones.