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Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country and Related Resources


Source: Earthquake Country Alliance

The popular “Putting down roots” series has publications for Southern California, Northern California, Utah, Alaska, and the Central U.S. This website has links to all of them.

This popular 32-page earthquake science and preparedness handbook was first published in 1995 by the Southern California Earthquake Center. SCEC and the Earthquake Country Alliance now update the handbook yearly, and it is now available in both English and Spanish. TheSan Francisco Bay Region version was developed in 2005 by the USGS and a large group of other organizations.

Click here to visit the site.