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GeoEye 2010 Haiti Earthquake Satellite photos

This half-meter resolution satellite image shows Port-au-Prince, Haiti after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the area on Jan. 12, 2010. The image clearly shows extensive damage, roads covered with ...

The Little Ice Age: Understanding Climate and Climate Change

This is a classroom activity about the forcing mechanisms for the most recent cold period: the Little Ice Age (1350-1850). Students receive data about tree ring records, solar activity, and volcanic ...

Earthquakes Database

The NGDC database allow users to find and compare significant or major earthquakes by Magnitude, Year, Injuries, Death Count, and Damage.

Tsunamis Database

The tsunamis database allows users to find and compare tsunamis that have struck across the world based on their location, date, intensity, and the number of lives they have claimed

US Army Corps of Engineers---New Orleans Office

Website for the US Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans Office, which controls the Mississippi River wetlands studies and projects major players in the environment.

SERTIT satellite maps of Haiti

This page from SERTIT Rapid Mapping includes a collection of annotated satellite maps (some in French) showing damage distribution, gathering areas, water sources, and other information.

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.

Transitions and Tipping Points in Complex Environmental Systems

This report, by an NSF advisory committee, details many of the environmental challenges facing our planet and our society, and issues a call to action for NSF, for researchers, and for educators, to ...

The Tornado History Project

The Tornado History Project is a searchable, sortable database of tornado statistics based on official Storm Prediction Center (SPC) tornado records since 1950. Results of your search can be viewed ...

Global Warming and Hurricanes

This page from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory presents information on the state of knowledge about the potential connections between ...

Southern California ShakeOut

These compelling earthquake simulations show ground movement and wave propagation as an earthquake rupture propagates along the San Andreas Fault. These simulations are from the Great Southern ...

Seven Days

A SCEC-VDO movie showing two approx. magnitude 5 earthquakes that occurred within seven days in Southern California. The second earthquake is on or near the San Andreas fault and led to concern of a ...

Tsunami!

A general introduction to tsunamis including information about the mechanisms of tsunami generation and propagation, the impact of tsunamis on humankind, and the Tsunami Warning System. Sections ...

Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) Community Fault Model (over 150 major faults of Southern California)

This is a movie made using the SCEC-VDO software showing a 3D animation of the SCEC Community Fault Model (over 150 major faults of Southern California). The movie highlights the San Andreas and ...

Post-Earthquake Images of Japan

This web page from Google offers high-resolution imagery, courtesy of their partners at GeoEye, which can be accessed by download a KML file provided on the site and explored in Google Earth. Imagery ...

Teaching Ideas: The Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan

This page hosts a large collection of resources for teaching about the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis in Japan, including the latest Times articles and multimedia, related lesson plans and ...




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