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1. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY]   CHILD DIFs
In Crew Earth Observations (CEO), crew members on the International Space Station (ISS) photograph the Earth from their unique point of view in low Earth orbit. Photographs record how the planet is ...


2. ESRI Data and Maps [ESRI_DM]
ESRI Data & Maps is preconfigured to work with ESRI's software products and is also bundled with ArcGIS software and solutions products such as ArcGIS Business ...


3. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Compilation of Geophysical, Geologic, and Tectonic Data for the Circum-North Pacific [USGS_OFR_99-422]
The accompanying directory structure contains a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) compilation of geophysical, geological, and tectonic data for the Circum-North Pacific. This area includes ...


4. Landslide Susceptibility Estimated From Mapping Using Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) Imagery and Historical Landslide Records, Seattle, Washington [USGS_OFR_2005_1405]
Landforms in Seattle, Washington, that were created primarily by landsliding were mapped using LIDAR-derived imagery. These landforms include landslides (primarily landslide complexes), headscarps, ...


5. Map showing inventory and regional susceptibility for Holocene debris flows and related fast moving landslides in the conterminous United States [USGS_MAP_MF2329]
These data are intended for geographic display and analysis at the national level, and for large regional areas. It is not intended for hazard evaluation or other site-specific work, and should not ...


6. Preliminary Geologic Map of the Santa Barbara Coastal Plain Area, Santa Barbara County, California, USGS OFR 02-126 [USGS_OFR_02126]
To update the interpretation of geologic mapping and to achieve a uniform regional geologic database. Additionally, to provide a geologic map for the public and geoscience community to aid in assessments ...


7. Preliminary Soil-Slip Susceptibility Maps, Southwestern California [USGS_OFR-03-17]
Introduction This group of maps shows relative susceptibility of hill slopes to the initiation sites of rainfall-triggered soil slip-debris flows in southwestern California. As such, the maps offer ...


8. Terrestrial LIDAR Investigation of the December 2003 and January 2007 Activations of the Northridge Bluff Landslide, Daly City, California [USGS_OFR_2007_1079]
On December 20, 2003 and again on January 1, 2007, landslides occurred along the coastal bluff that forms the west boundary of Daly City, California sending debris as far as 290 meters downhill and ...


9. Geologic map and digital database of the San Rafael Mtn. 7.5- minute Quadrangle, Santa Barbara County, California, USGS OFR 01-290 [USGS_OFR01-290]
This database and accompanying plot files depict the distribution of geologic materials and structures at a regional (1:24,000) scale. The report is intended to provide geologic information for the ...


10. 2002 Volcanic Activity in Alaska and Kamchatka: Summary of Events and Response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory [USGS_OFR_2004_1058]
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) tracks activity at the more than 40 historically active volcanoes of the Aleutian Arc. As of December 31, 2002, 24 of these volcanoes are monitored with short-period ...


11. Digital geologic map and map database of parts of Marin, San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, and Sonoma Counties, California [USGS_Map_MF-2337]
This database and accompanying plot files depict the distribution of geologic materials and structures at a regional (1:62,500) scale. The report is intended to provide geologic information for the ...


12. Map and map database of susceptibility to slope failure by sliding and earthflow in the Oakland area, California [USGS_Map_MF-2385]
Mitigation is superior to post-disaster response in reducing the billions of dollars in losses resulting from U.S. natural disasters, and information that predicts the varying likelihood of geologic ...


13. Assessment of Hazards Associated with the Bluegill Landslide, South-Central Idaho [USGS_OFR_2004_1054]
The Bluegill landslide, located in south-central Idaho, is part of a larger landslide complex that forms an area in the Salmon Falls Creek drainage named Sinking Canyon. The landslide is on public ...


14. Earthquake Risk-Annual Average Losses [0ac98747-eb94-4c9f-aef8-56f9d3a04740]
The map (risk map) presents the results of earthquake annual average losses (AAL) per country at global level. The probabilistic risk assessment results were obtained from analitical formulation on ...


15. Economical exposition to lanslides triggered by earthquakes [9689b9f2-d59f-46b5-9489-ec9ba4298b4f]
This dataset includes an estimate of the annual economical exposition of landslide triggered by earthquakes. It depends on the combination of trigger and susceptibility defined by six parameters: ...


16. Seismic hazard map PGA_1000 years [59319c98-ffa6-4eaa-b9cc-bce765a46914]
This file contains the seismic hazard map for peak ground acceleration and for 1000 years return period


17. Natural Hazards Image Database [gov.noaa.ngdc.Hazard_Images_Database]   CHILD DIFs
Photographs and other visual media provide valuable pre- and post-event data for natural hazards. Research, mitigation, and forecasting rely on visual data for post-analysis, inundation mapping and ...


18. Cape Mendocino, CA Earthquakes, April 25 & 26, 1992 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01209]   PARENT DIF
On April 25, 1992, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake occurred in the Cape Mendocino area. Two additional earthquakes, magnitudes 6.6 and 6.7 occurred the next morning. The first earthquake was located six ...


19. Earthquakes in Central California, 1980-1984 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01202]   PARENT DIF
There have been many earthquake occurrences in central California. This set of slides shows earthquake damage from the following events: Livermore, 1980, Coalinga, 1983; and Morgan Hill, 1984. All ...


20. Strong Motion Earthquake Data Values of Digitized Strong-Motion Accelerograms, 1933-1994 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.hazards.G01145]
The Strong Motion Earthquake Data Values of Digitized Strong-Motion Accelerograms is a database of over 15,000 digitized and processed accelerograph records from 1933 to 1994. Data were obtained from ...


21. United States Earthquake Intensity Database, 1638-1985 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.hazards.G01142]
The United States Earthquake Intensity Database is a collection of damage and felt reports for over 23,000 U.S. earthquakes from 1638-1985. The majority of intensities are for U.S. cities, but there ...


22. Behavior of Columns During Earthquakes [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01215]
The behavior of columns during earthquakes is very important since column failures may lead to additional structural failures and result in total building collapses. For example, in the Mexico City ...


23. Chi-Chi, Taiwan Earthquake, September 21, 1999 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G02115]
On September 21, 1999, at 1:47 AM local time, a magnitude MW 7.6 earthquake was felt throughout the island of Taiwan. A five county area, including the city of Taichung, experienced the greatest number ...


24. Duzce, Turkey Earthquake, November 12, 1999 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01934]
The magnitude 7.2 quake occurred at 6.57 pm local time (16:57 GMT). Duzce lies on the eastern fringe of the region hit by the August 17 quake. Some areas experienced a one-two punch from the 1999 ...


25. Earthquake Damage - General [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01194]
An earthquake is the motion or trembling of the ground produced by sudden displacement of rock in the Earth's crust. Earthquakes result from crustal strain, volcanism, landslides, and collapse of ...


26. Earthquake Damage in San Francisco, CA, April 18, 1906 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01195]
The 1906 San Francisco earthquake was the largest event (magnitude 8.3) to occur in the conterminous United States in the 20th Century. Recent estimates indicate that as many as 3,000 people lost ...


27. Earthquake Damage to Schools [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01198]
This set of slides graphically illustrates the potential danger that major earthquakes pose to school structures and to the children and adults who happen to be inside at the time of the earthquake. ...


28. Earthquake Damage to Transportation Systems [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01197]
Earthquakes represent one of the most destructive natural hazards known to man. A serious result of large-magnitude earthquakes is the disruption of transportation systems, which limits post-disaster ...


29. Earthquake Damage, Armenian SSR, December 7, 1988 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01204]
On December 7, 1988, at 11:41 A.M. local time a magnitude 6.9 earthquake shook northwestern Armenia and was followed four minutes later by a magnitude 5.8 aftershock. Swarms of aftershocks, some as ...


30. Earthquake Damage, Northern Iran, June 21, 1990 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01207]
A magnitude 7.7 earthquake occurred in the Gilan Province between the towns of Rudbar and Manjil in northern Iran on Thursday, June 21, 1990. The event, the largest ever to be recorded in that part ...


31. Earthquakes in Southern California [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01201]
There have been many earthquake occurrences in Southern California. This set of slides shows earthquake damage from the following events: Imperial Valley, 1979, Westmorland, 1981, Palm Springs, 1986; ...


32. El Quindio Colombia Earthquake, January 25, 1999 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01379]
The El Quindio earthquake was one of the most destructive natural disasters to have occurred in Colombia in recent years. Long lasting economic and social impacts will continue to be felt in Armenia ...


33. Great Alaska Earthquake, Prince William Sound, March 28, 1964 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01200]
The Prince William Sound magnitude 8.4 earthquake at 03:36 UT on March 28, 1964, was one of the largest shocks ever recorded on the North American Continent. The quake was felt over 500,000 square ...


34. Great Chile Earthquake of May 22, 1960 - Anniversary Edition [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01935]
On May 22, 1960 (19:11 UTC), a Mw 9.5 earthquake occurred in southern Chile (39.5 S, 74.5 W). This was the largest earthquake ever instrumentally recorded. (It was not the largest in terms of dollar ...


35. Great Hanshin-Awaji (Kobe) Earthquake, January 17, 1995 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01214]
The Earthquake - At 5:46 A.M. local time on January 17, 1995, a major earthquake occurred near the City of Kobe, Japan. The 6.9 magnitude earthquake had 40 km of bilateral rupture from a hypocenter ...


36. Izmit (Kocaeli) Turkey Earthquake, August 17 1999, Set 2, Structural Damage [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01958]
On August 17, 1999, at 3:01 A.M. local time (00:01:39.8 UTC) a magnitude (Mw) 7.4 earthquake occurred along the westernmost North Anatolian fault. The earthquake epicenter was 11 km (7 mi) southeast ...


37. Izmit (Kocaeli) Turkey Earthquake, August 17 1999. Set 1, Coastal Effects [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01933]
On August 17, 1999, at 3:02 am local time (00:02 GMT) a magnitude (Mw) 7.4 earthquake occurred on the northern Anatolian fault. The epicenter was located very close to the south shore of the Bay of ...


38. Landers and Big Bear California Earthquakes, June 28, 1992 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01210]
California residents were rudely awakened early Sunday morning June 28, 1992, by an earthquake of magnitude 7.6 (Ms) followed by a smaller 6.7 (s) magnitude earthquake about three hours later. The ...


39. Loma Prieta Earthquake, October 18, 1989, Part 1 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01205]
On October 17, 1989, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake occurred near Loma Prieta in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Movement occurred along a 40-km segment of the San Andreas fault from southwestof Los Gatos to ...


40. Loma Prieta Earthquake, October 18, 1989, Part 2 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01206]
On October 17, 1989, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake occurred near Loma Prieta in the Santa Cruz Mountains. This earthquake is also known as the "San Francisco World Series Earthquake." The slide set focuses ...


41. Northridge, California Earthquake, January 17, 1994, Set 1 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01211]
At 4:31 A.M. (Local time) on Monday, January 17, 1994, a magnitude 6.8 earthquake twenty miles west northwest of downtown Los Angeles awoke nearly everyone in southern California. Damage was most ...


42. Northridge, California Earthquake, January 17, 1994, Set 2 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01212]
On Monday, January 17, 1994, an earthquake occurred that took 57 lives and caused $10 billion in property damage. This slide set includes damaged structures in more distant communities including Sylmar, ...


43. San Fernando Valley California Earthquakes of 1971 and 1994 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01213]
This slide set compares two earthquakes that were separated by a distance of 10 miles and a time of 23 years. Disproving the notion that once an earthquake has occurred, an area is safe from future ...


44. Shikotan, Kuril Islands Earthquake, October 4, 1994, Set 1 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01229]
A magnitude 8.1 earthquake occurred in the southern Kurils and on northern Hokkaido on Tuesday, October 5, 1994, (October 4 at 13:23 GMT). It was a sudden event, without any short-term precursors ...


45. Shikotan, Kuril Islands Earthquake, October 4, 1994, Set 2 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01373]
The first slide set of Shikotan, Kuril Islands focused on damage caused by the earthquake. This second set, depicts much of the tsunami damage that occurred. At Kuzhno-Kurilsk, Kunsashir Island, tsunami ...


46. 1915 Pleasant Valley, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.40]
Oblique-slip fault produced during the 7.7 magnitude earthquake of 1915, Pleasant Valley, Nevada.


47. 1925 Clarkston Valley, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.37]
Location: east of Helena. Affected area: 803,000 square kilometers. Damage: $0.3 million. Chimneys fell in every direction from the shaking. In addition, brick and mortar structures were damaged. ...


48. 1946 Unimak Island, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.29]
On April 1, 1946, at 12:29 [local time] a rather strong magnitude 7.4 earthquake occurred with source to the south of Unimak Island, causing one of the most destructive tsunamis in the Pacific Ocean.


49. 1952 Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.35]
The tsunami was generated by a magnitude 9.0 (Mw) earthquake on Kamchatka where it caused severe damage. The tsunami then struck Midway (3,000 kilometers away), the Hawaiian Islands (5,200 kilometers ...


50. 1957 Aleutian Islands, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.30]
The magnitude 8.6 (Mw) earthquake occurred south of the Andreanof Islands, in the Aleutian Islands. It generated an 8-meter tsunami that did great damage on Adak Island, especially to the fuel and ...


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