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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.

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 ...

CNN - Nuclear Reactor Problem Explained

This video from Japan's NHK network explains nuclear reactors and how three safety systems failed during the earthquake and subsequent tsunami.

Satellite Photos of Japan, Before and After the Quake and Tsunami

Satellite images, taken by GeoEye, from before and after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

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.

Tsunami Event - March 11, 2011 Honshu (northeastern Taiheiyou)

This website, from NOAA, hosts a collection of links to images, animations, and videos related to the 2011 tsunami in Japan. The graphics display forecast results, showing qualitative and ...

Japan earthquake: Footage of moment tsunami hit

This video footage shows the force at which the tsunami struck Japan's coast. In the fishing port of Miyako, in Iwate prefecture, boats were overturned, while video from Kamaishi city shows cars ...

How Shifting Plates Caused the Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan

This page features USGS visualizations including a slide show of the sudden movement of the Pacific tectonic plate under the North American plate caused a massive earthquake and a tsunami. It also ...




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