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Field Study of the San Andreas Fault: San Bernardino to Palmdale

Field Study of the San Andreas Fault: San Bernardino to Palmdale

Saturday, October 20, 2012
  8 a.m.–6 p.m.


Location: Field Study
Category: Enrichment

Description:

Examines the history and present form of the San Andreas Fault through field study between San Bernardino and Palmdale. Learn about the famous trenches across the San Andreas at Pallett Creek, which provide a clear record of past earthquakes and allow a rare three-dimensional view of the fault. Numerous stops are made to observe unique surface features caused by seismic activity, such as:



  • Faceted ridges

  • Shutter ridges

  • Closed depressions

  • Offset streams

  • Sag ponds.


Schedule:Sat. 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Oct. 20 (1 meeting)

Notes:Enrollment is limited. Information on where to meet will be sent to participants prior to class date. Transportation is provided from meeting point in San Bernardino.

Enroll online or contact Student Services at (951) 827-4105 or toll-free (800) 442-4990. Refer to Section 122-CPF-F21.

Additional Information: Field Study of the San Andreas Fault: San Bernardino to Palmdale

Open to: General Public
Admission: Entry Charge: $255 for individuals ($205 with Early Registration discount)/ $165 each for couples and family members / $150 each with PINE discount (includes transportation) (Refund deadline: October 18.)
Sponsor: UCR Extension

Contact Information:
Linda Coco
(951) 827-5804
sciences@ucx.ucr.edu