Resources and Links


Resources

Larry Gurrola mapped the Santa Barbara coastal plain as part of his dissertation work and freely provides these geologic and tectonic geomorphology maps to the public. The following maps were a contribution to the United States Geological Survey published maps which cover the coastal area from Goleta to Carpinteria in Santa Barbara County.

Western Santa Barbara Coastal Plain Geologic Map
Eastern Santa Barbara Coastal Plain Geologic Map

Western Santa Barbara Coastal Plain Tectonic Geomorphology Map
Eastern Santa Barbara Coastal Plain Tectonic Geomorphology Map

Geologic cross-section of downtown Santa Barbara


Links

Recent Earthquakes in California
Geologic Hazards - United States Geological Survey
Did You Feel It?
California Geological Survey
Southern California Earthquake Center
Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country
J David Rogers Website and Lectures
Tanya Atwater's Plate Tectonic Animations