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This programme examines the scale of energy involved in earthquakes and demonstrates practically the relationship between energy of the event and destruction. Seismic detection from 12th cenury Chi...nese to the present day is then investigated and the methods of earthquake location and depth determination are demonstrated. This is a programme designed as an introduction to all aspects of seismology
Metadata describing this Open University video programme
Module code and title: S237, "The Earth, structure, composition and evolution"
Item code: S237; 02
First transmission date: 14-03-1981
Published: 1981
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Duration: 00:24:00
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Producer: John Simmons
Contributors: Geoff Brown; Sandie Smith
Publisher: BBC Open University
Subject terms: Earthquakes; Energy; Seismic waves
Production number: FOUS167H
Videofinder number: 1589
Available to public: no