Plate Tectonics Plates, Plate Boundaries, and Driving Forces :
by Anne Egger, Ph.D.
Discover Our EarthCornell University - This site allows you to explore the concepts of plate tectonics in more detail, even including an interactive mapping tool called QUEST.
Global Volcanism ProgramSmithsonian Institute - The Global Volcanism Program (GVP) has up to the minute information about volcanic eruptions worldwide and a downloadable database of recent eruptions.
USGS Earthquake SiteU.S. Geological Survey - The USGS hosts a real-time earthquake map and a downloadable database of all earthquakes since 1990.
1906 San Francisco EarthquakeSan Francisco Museum - This site offers eyewitness accounts of the Great 1906 San Francisco quake.
News & Events
Drilling the San Andreas FaultStanford Report
The Effects of the Mt. Pinatubo EruptionU.S. Geological Survey
Current Science NewsNews from around the world of science.
Google ScholarGoogle - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.
Plate Tectonics ActivityPBS - An interactive plate tectonics animation that illustrates the processes occurring at plate boundaries.
Reconstructing PangaeaCornell University - You can move and rotate the continents to reconstruct Pangaea.