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1. Natural Hazards Image Database [gov.noaa.ngdc.Hazard_Images_Database]
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 ...


2. Environmental Hazards and Mud Volcanoes in Romania [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01208]
Romania, an eastern European country, is severely affected by a variety of natural hazards. These include frequent earthquakes, floods, landslides, soil erosion, and drought all of which have major ...


3. Landslides, Set 2 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01372]
This set expands the topics included in Set 1 and includes (in addition to landslides) rockfalls, rock avalanches, mud flows, debris flows, slumps, creep, and sinkholes. The photos were taken in California, ...


4. Major Tsunamis of 1992 - Nicaragua and Indonesia [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01219]
At 7:16 p.m. on September 1, 1992, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 generated a tsunami with waves between eight and fifteen meters high that struck twenty-six towns along 250 km of Nicaragua's ...


5. Tsunamis - General [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01218]
Tsunami is a Japanese word meaning harbor wave. It is a water wave or a series of waves generated by an impulsive vertical displacement of the surface of the ocean or other body of water. This slide ...


6. 1970 Huaraz, Peru Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.7]
In 1970, an earthquake-induced rock and snow avalanche on Mt. Huascaran, Peru, buried the towns of Yungay and Ranrahirca. The magnitude 7.8 earthquake killed 66,794 and caused $250 million in property ...


7. 1986 San Salvador, El Salvador Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.43]
At least 1,000 people killed, 10,000 injured, 200,000 homeless and severe damage in the San Salvador area. About 50 fatalities were the result of landslides in the epicentral area. Some damage at ...


8. Historical rock falls in Yosemite National Park, California (1857-2011) [USGS_YosemiteRockFalls]
Inventories of rock falls and other types of landslides are valuable tools for improving understanding of these events. For example, detailed information on rock falls is critical for identifying ...


9. Disasters of Natural Origin (Excluding: Earthquakes, Insect Infestation, Volcanic Eruptions) - Killed per Million People [geodata_1723]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


10. Disasters of Natural Origin (Excluding: Earthquakes, Insect Infestation, Volcanic Eruptions) - Total Affected per Million People [geodata_1717]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


11. Disasters of Natural Origin (Excluding: Earthquakes, Insect Infestation, Volcanic Eruptions) - Killed People [geodata_1726]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


12. Disasters of Natural Origin (Excluding: Earthquakes, Insect Infestation, Volcanic Eruptions) - Total Affected People [geodata_1720]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


13. Disasters of Natural Origin - Killed per Million People [geodata_1627]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


14. Disasters of Natural Origin - Total Affected per Million People [geodata_1624]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


15. Disasters of Natural Origin - Total Affected People [geodata_0885]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


16. Slides - Killed People [geodata_0558]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


17. Wind Storms - Killed People [geodata_0498]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level for ...


18. European Landslide Susceptibility Map [ELSUS1000]
The Classified European Landslide Susceptibility map v1.0 (1 km x 1 km resolution) covers 26 EU member states, Norway and Switzerland as well as the non-EU Balkan countries (Cyprus and Iceland are ...


19. Debris Flows and Record Floods from Extreme Mesoscale Convective Thunderstorms over the Santa Catalina Mountains, Arizona [USGS_OFR_2007_1108]
Ample geologic evidence indicates early Holocene and Pleistocene debris flows from the south side of the Santa Catalina Mountains north of Tucson, Arizona, but few records document historical events. ...


20. Extreme Weather and Climate Events [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00508]
Extreme Weather and Climate Events is a web page at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). Extreme Weather and Climate Events web site links to some of the more interesting NCDC web pages. Links ...


21. FEMA Multi-Hazard Mapping Initiative (MMI) - HazardMaps [HAZARDMAPS]
FEMA's Mutihazard Mapping Initiative (MMI) is to maintain a living atlas of hazards data and map services for advisory purposes supplied from a network of hazard and base map providers. ...


22. Landslide Hazards at La Conchita, California [USGS_OFR_2005_1067]
On January 10, 2005, a landslide struck the community of La Conchita in Ventura County, California, destroying or seriously damaging 36 houses and killing 10 people. This was not the first destructive ...


23. Landslide Disasters in Canada 1840-1999 [Canada_GSC_LandslideDisasterCan]
Landslide Disasters in Canada is a data base of significant landslide disasters in Canada during the years of 1840-1999, a period of 160 years (Evans, 1997; 1999). Life loss is adopted as the sole ...


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