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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 ...

Tsunami Generation from the 2004 M=9.2 Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake

The pages on this web site (listed in the Table of Contents) provide a brief overview of the tectonic setting and seismological characteristics of the earthquake, as well as a summary of tsunami ...

DigitalGlobe: Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Gallery

A collection of natural color, high-resolution DigitalGlobe satellite images featuring the aftermath of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Japan's coast on March 11, 2011. Imagery features ...

USGS Fact Sheets Listed by Hazards Theme

This United States Geological Survey (USGS) website contains links to fact sheets dealing with natural hazards. USGS activities in the hazards theme area deal with describing, documenting, and ...

Southern California Earthquake Data Center

This site features an interactive map of recent earthquakes in California and Nevada, a searchable earthquake data archive, a clickable fault map of southern California, and an interactive map of ...

Geological Survey of Canada, Geodynamics Program: Earthquake Processes: Cascadia Subduction Zone

This page explains the tectonic setting of the west coast of North America. It explains the process of the subduction of the Juan de Fuca plate beneath the North American plate. It describes the ...

Hurricane Science

This site from the American Association for the Advancement of Science provides a collection of resources related to Hurricane Katrina for the scientific community. The collection features links to ...

Amplifying seismic waves through the ground

Seismic data from Mexico City indicate that active and passive energy from tremors combined in the 30 meters of soft soil below the city and caused the ground to rock and heave far into central ...

GPS method to track ground movement after earthquakes

Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates from before and after the 2003 8.0-magnitude Tokachi-Oki earthquake in Japan were used to estimate the slip distribution on the plate boundary. The GPS ...

Improving hurricane prediction

The authors report that a high resolution general circulation model now being used at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and Ames Research Center doubles the resolution of most global weather models ...

Oceanic carbon may help track hurricanes

This resource is an abstract. The authors demonstrate for the first time that satellite images of dissolved organic matter may also help researchers approximate the mixing of surface-level ocean ...

Exploring the Environment

On-line, problem-based modules developed by NASA's Classroom of the Future for K-4, 5-8, and 9-12 teachers and students. Modules address events such as volcanoes, hurricanes, dinosaur extinction ...

Yellowstone Fires

Yellowstone Fires belongs to a series of online modules entitled Exploring the Environment. Emphasizing an integrated approach to environmental earth science through problem-based learning, the ...

PPP Kinamatic Solution for the Great Tohoku Earthquake, M9.0

This website features animations that show coordinate variations every 1 sec. relative to the pre-earthquake a priori coordinates from the March 2011 Japan earthquake. There are four animation movie ...

Hurricanes as Heat Engines

In this activity, students examine the effects of hurricanes on sea surface temperature using NASA data. They examine authentic sea surface temperature data to explore how hurricanes extract heat ...

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 ...

Wind Erosion Research Unit

This website provides a synopsis of wind erosion, which can threaten the sustainability of natural resources. The USDA Wind Erosion Unit provides maps of areas at risk for wind erosion and drought, ...

The Eye of the Hurricane

This lesson plan introduces students to the structure of a hurricane, particularly the eye. It can be used as an introduction to a unit on hurricanes or weather phenomena. Students will view a video ...

A Global Issue: The Impacts of Climate Change

This is lesson five of a 9-lesson module. Activity explores the effects of climate change on different parts of the Earth system and on human well-being: polar regions, coral reefs, disease vectors, ...




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