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The Dynamic Planet: A Teaching Companion
Entry ID: USGS_dynamicplanet

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Abstract: Since ancient times, the name Terra Firma (meaning "solid ground" in Latin) sometimes has been and occasionally still is used for planet Earth. While our planet is for the most part "solid" and firm, its outermost layer is everywhere in ceaseless motion, shifting at measurable average rates of several centimeters per year. This ever–moving layer upon which we live is a thin skin of solid crust and ... View entire text
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Service Citation
Originators: U.S. Geological Survey
Title: The Dynamic Planet: A Teaching Companion
Provider: U.S. Geological Survey
URL: http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/about/edu/dynamicplanet/index.php
Service Keywords
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >BACKGROUND INFORMATION Parameter Definition
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES Parameter Definition

ISO Topic Category
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Ancillary Keywords
Education
Plate Tectonics
Volcanoes

Service Provider
DOI/USGS/GD/VHP > Volcano Hazards Program, Geological Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: VOLCANO HAZARDS PROGRAM TEAM
Email: vhpweb at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Volcano Hazards Program
345 Middlefield Rd
City: Menlo Park
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94025
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
VOLCANO HAZARDS PROGRAM TEAM
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: vhpweb at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Volcano Hazards Program
345 Middlefield Rd
City: Menlo Park
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94025
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2009-02-17
SERF Last Revision Date: 2009-02-24
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