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Hurricane Katrina Impact Studies

This website is a cooperative research project between the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), NASA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the University of New Orleans. The goal of the project is to ...

SAGUARO: Science and GIS Unlocking Analysis and Research Opportunities

The SAGUARO project CD-ROM features three learning modules that use GIS to learn about earth system science. The three modules - Exploring Tropical Cyclones, Exploring the Dynamic Earth, and ...

Tour of the Hayward Fault

This photographic tour of the Hayward Fault presents images of some of the most easily recognized surface features, from the City of Fremont in central California toward the southern end of the ...

Honshu Mw=9 Earthquake 11 March 2011

This web page, from CIRES, provides information, diagrams, and movies related to the March 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami. These visualizations include mechanisms behind the earthquake and tsunami ...

Quake moved Japan coast 8 feet, shifted Earth's axis

An article from CNN about how the magnitude 9.0 March 2011 earthquake of the coast of Japan shifted Japan

Mudslide in Maierato, Calabria, Italy

This YouTube video shows footage captured of a massive landslide that occurred in Maierato, Italy on February 15, 2010.

Landslide in Italy

This YouTube video shows aerial footage of the aftermath of a massive landslide in Maierato, Calabria, Italy on February 15, 2010. The footage was shot on February 16, 2010.

USArray GMV for Near East Coast OF Honshu, Japan Event

This site, from EarthScope, features a groundmotion movie (Quicktime) of North American crust nearly 6 minutes after the terrible Japan earthquake.

Sea level rise and subsidence: Implications for Flooding in New Orleans, Louisiana

This 2003 article describes the potential problems associated with sea level rise and subsidence in New Orleans. The article forewarns of serious losses in property in New Orleans unless ...

Geology photo search page

This page contains a search engine to locate specific photos by keyword. All photos are freely downloadable and are at resolutions sufficient for power point.

Last 8 to 30 Days of Earthquake Activity from the QED

This Quick Epicenter Determinations (QED) map and list displays information on earthquakes that occurred between 8 and 30 days ago. The site provides information on earthquakes around the world, ...

International Volcanic Health Hazard Network

This international organization collects and disseminates geologic and medical data to evaluate and predict volcanic health hazards. The site provides an index of members working in the fields of ...

Earthquake Hazards Program - National Earthquake Center

Users can access a selection of technical information and data about earthquakes in the U.S. and around the world. A current worldwide list of earthquakes is available, as are data on geophysical ...

United States Geological Survey, Earthquake Hazards Program: Earthquake Research

This site describes the research activities of the Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP) of the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The activities include: borehole geophysics and rock mechanics, ...

Long-lasting Eruption of Kilauea Volcano, Hawai`i Leads to Volcanic-Air Pollution

In 1986 the eruption of Kilauea Volcano changed from the episodic fountaining of lava and gas at Pu`u O`o cone every few weeks to the continuous outpouring of lava from a new vent only 3 kilometers ...

The Cataclysmic 1991 Eruption of Mount Pinatubo, Philippines

This United States Geological Survey (USGS) on-line publication highlights the events and aftermath of the June 15, 1991 eruption of Mt. Pinatubo in the Philippines, which was the second-largest ...

Volcano Hazards Fact Sheet: Yellowstone - Restless Volcanic Giant

This U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report summarizes the Yellowstone volcanic system and its associated hazards. Scientists are studying the Yellowstone region to assess the potential hazards from ...

GFDL VisGallery

This site contains visualizations and animations based on the results of the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

The High Plains: Land of Extremes

This site covers the physical features of the High Plains (or Great Plains), the grasses and plants of the area, prairie dog ecosystems, riparian areas, mining, management, water resources, and fire ...

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