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Teachable Moments: Haiti Earthquake

This page from IRIS includes links to resources about the geology of the January 12, 2010 Haiti earthquake. Included are animation/visualization links, USGS resources, and others.

Haiti Earthquake, Deforestation Heighten Landslide Risk

This photo from National Geographic shows the difference in deforestation between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The accompanying article describes the increased risk of earthquake-related ...

Digital Globe sample imagery gallery: Port au Prince, Haiti

This viewer presents imagery produced by Digital Globe of Haiti both before and after the earthquake on January 12, 2010. Users can select "before" imagery, select a ...

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 ...

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.

Haiti Damage Assessment Satellite Maps

This page from the Center for Satellite Based Crisis Information includes a variety of low-, medium-, and high-resolution damage assessment maps showing the damage following the Haiti Earthquake.

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 ...

Mass Movement

This interactive Flash animation explores mass movements, including animations and supplementary information on: controls, triggers, falls, slumps, flows, and slides. Users are also able to model ...

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 ...




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