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1. 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 ...


2. Erosional Landforms [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01217]
The hydrologic system, which includes all possible paths of motion of Earth's near-surface fluids including air and water, is largely responsible for the variety of landforms found on the continents. ...


3. Faults [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01203]
Through the study of faults and their effects, much can be learned about the size and recurrence intervals of earthquakes. Faults also teach us about crustal movements that have produced mountains ...


4. Landslides, Set 1 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01199]
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. ...


5. 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, ...


6. Seismic Creep [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01216]
Seismic creep is the constant or periodic movement on a fault as contrasted with the sudden erupture associated with an earthquake. It is a usually slow deformation of rock resulting from constant ...


7. null Erosional Landforms, null Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.105]
The hydrologic system, which includes all possible paths of motion of Earth's near-surface fluids including air and water, is largely responsible for the variety of landforms found on the continents. ...


8. ISLSCP II Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Consumption by Continental Erosion [ISLSCP_ATMOS_CO2_EROSION]
The Continental Atmospheric CO2 Consumption data set represents gridded estimates for the riverine export of carbon and of sediments based on empirical models. All data exist for the overall continental ...


9. Cascadia Tsunami Deposit Database [USGS_OFR-03-13]
Abstract The Cascadia Tsunami Deposit Database contains data on the location and sedimentological properties of tsunami deposits found along the Cascadia margin. Data have been compiled from 52 studies, ...


10. Landscape Evolution in Transantarctic Mountains [TAM_Geomorph]
The main objective in geomorphology is to understand how the landscapes evolve over time. This sets the limits and constraints to much of other geological research and is central in deciphering the ...


11. NASA Land Information System (LIS) Data Sets [NASA_LIS_DATA]
The Land Information System (LIS) provides collection of sample data for demonstration of LIS code. The original source of each data set is given whenever possible. LIS does not endorse the validity, ...


12. Baringo (Kenya) Pilot Study for Desertification Assessment and Mapping [NBId0169_101]
The purpose of the Kenya Pilot Study was to evaluate the FAO/UNEP Provisional Methodology for Assessment and Mapping of Desertification, and to recommend an effective, simple methodology for desertification ...


13. Sediment Supply to the Arctic Coastal Zone [Sediment_Supply_Arctic_Winter_IPY90_NL]
The data described here are various types of land-based geophysical survey data. The methods used are; Ground Penetrating Radar, Refraction Seismics and Transient Electromagnetics. Surveys are performed ...


14. Terrain and Vegetation of Imnavait Creek, AK: Permanent Plots [ARCSS110]
This data report is a summary of environmental, soil, and vegetation information collected from 73 study plots at the Department of Energy R4D research site, located near Imnavait Creek in northern ...


15. Terrain and Vegetation of Imnavait Creek, AK: Toposequence Study [ARCSS111]
This data report is a summary of environmental, soil, and vegetation information collected from 23 study plots at the Department of Energy R4D research site, located near Imnavait Creek in northern ...


16. Terrain and Vegetation of Toolik Lake, AK: Permanent Plots [ARCSS018]
This data set is a summary of environmental, soil, and vegetation information collected from 81 study plots at the Toolik Lake research site in northern Alaska. Data include site factors, soil classification, ...


17. Microclimate and soil climate data in Dry Valleys [UW_Dry_Valley_Datalogging]
The data set contains microclimate and soil temperature data at 5 sites in the MCM Dry Valleys.


18. Nd and Sr Isotopic Data from Surface and Soil Salts of the Dry Valleys, Antarctica [Salt_Nd_and_Sr]
This dataset contains Neodymium (Nd) and Strontium (Sr) isotopic data from water soluble salts and associated host soils, cobbles, and surface volcanic deposits in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica ...


19. Profile descriptions, mapping and analysis of soils in the Wright Valley, Antarctica and assessment of soil disturbance by foot traffic [K123_2004_2005_NZ_1]
Soil profile descriptions from the Lower Wright Valley, West Wright Valley (including north and south forks), Labyrinth and Dais was carried out over three field seasons (2004-05, 2005-06 and 2006-07) ...


20. Investigation of the weathering processes and quaternary geology in the Wright Valley and the elevated beach ridges of Marble Point and investigation of the dykes at the Nussbaum Riegel [K042_1966_1967_NZ_1]
The weathering processes and quaternary geology was investigated in the Wright Valley, mostly near Lake Vanda but as far east as the Meserve Glacier, the Taylor Valley and at Marble Point. Igneous ...


21. Investigation of the factors controlling the distribution of desert varnish in the Wright Valley [K008_1972_1973_NZ_1]
An investigation of the factors controlling the distribution of desert varnish in the Wright Valley, Antarctica was conducted. Traverses were made on foot throughout the Wright Valley and revealed ...


22. Microbially Mediated Alteration of Volcanic Glass using McMurdo Extreme Environments as Natural Laboratories [NSF-ANT07-39712]
This project studies the microbial processes that alter volcanic glass, which is critical to understanding the earliest life on earth. To understand the environmental controls on these processes, ...


23. Compost/Erosion Research in Iowa [Iowa_CERDP]
As a follow-up to the Iowa Groundwater Protection Act of 1987, lawmakers passed further legislation in 1989 to stem the growth of landfills and improve solid waste ...


24. Analysis Products on Cropland [NRCS_NRI_SotL_CROPLAND]
The maps using data from the preliminary 1997 NRI for croplands deal with a variety of areas. These areas range from specific cultivated croplands, to erosion on cropland and changes in cropland. ...


25. Geological map of sedimentation by running water and intense wind activity in Trudge Valley, Allan Hills [K042_2001_2002_NZ_2]
While working in the Allan Hills, two canyons on the south side of Trudge Valley were observed to have distinct traces of sedimentation by running water, topped by intense wind activity. The presence ...


26. The National Assessment of Shoreline Change: A GIS Compilation of Vector Cliff Edges and Associated Cliff Erosion Data for the California Coast [USGS_OFR_2007_1112]
Introduction: The U.S. Geological Survey has generated a comprehensive data clearinghouse of digital vector cliff edges and associated rates of cliff retreat along the open-ocean California coast. ...


27. Influence of rock moisture on rock weathering processes along the Victoria Land Coast, Antarctica [K056_2002_2005_NZ]   CHILD DIFs
The role of moisture in the weathering of rock at four locations along the Victoria Land Coast, Antarctica was investigated. These locations were Victoria Valley, Gneiss Point, Terra Nova Bay and ...


28. Soil Formation and Carbon Accretion in Cradle-knoll Landscapes of Northern Wisconsin [USDA0421]
The purpose of the data in the "Soil Formation and Carbon Accretion in Cradle-knoll Landscapes of Northern Wisconsin" dataset is to estimate the amounts of carbon that are sequestered in the soils ...


29. Historical Meteorological and Climatological Data for Canada [1942-1945] [NOAA_NCL_CANADA]
Climatological data for Canada[1942-1945] from the NOAA Central Library Climate Data Imaging Project Daily weather bulletin (Canada. Meteorological Division) [1942-1945]


30. The concentration of major elements in fresh gneiss rocks (F) and weathered gneiss rocks (W) from Maitri Station, East Antarctica [umsgeo]
Rock weathering is the breakdown and alteration of rock near the earth's surface to produce materials that are more in equilibrium with newly imposed physico-chemical environments. Many rocks were ...


31. Micropedological and Mineralogical Characterization of Soil Genesis in the Southwestern United States [USDA0281]
Dataset identifies the chemical mineralogical and micromorphological changes that take place during weathering and soil formation in the Southwestern United States. Collection Organization: University ...


32. Nova Scotia Geoscience Publications (NovaScan) [Canada_NovaScotia_NovaScan]
This product provides on-line search capabilities for Nova Scotia's bibliographic geoscience database called NovaScan. All records contained in NovaScan are accessible as FGDC compliant metadata though ...


33. RADARSAT Repeat-pass Interferometry [Canada_CCRS_RadarsatInterferom]
The feasibility of SAR interferomtry (InSAR) was examined and demonstrated using RADARSAT's Standard, Fine and ScanSAR modes. Based on evaluation of the projected equatorial satellite ground track ...


34. Desert Landforms and Surface Processes in the Mojave National Preserve and Vicinity [USGS_OFR_2004_1007]
Landscape features in the Mojave National Preserve are a product of ongoing processes involving tectonic forces, weathering, and erosion. Long-term climatic cycles (wet and dry periods) have left ...


35. The Sweden Biogeochemical Database [SGU_BIOGEOCHEMISTRY]
The biogeochemical database contains results from sampling and analyses of water living plants (mosses and roots, approximately 15 elements). The samples have been ashed prior to analyses, and the ...


36. A Global 1x1 Degree Distribution of Atmospheric-Soil CO2 Consumption by Continental Weathering and Riverine HCO3 Yield, CDIAC/DB1012 [CDIAC_DB1012]
This database (DB-1012) contains estimates of the net flux of atmospheric-soil carbon dioxide (CO2) produced by the Amiotte Sucjet and Probst model(1993) and the associated bicarbonate river flux ...


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