Global Crustal Database
Entry ID: USGS_GLOBAL_CRUST

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Summary
Abstract: In 1988, work was started on a global database intended to characterize the Earth's crust. Today, this database has over 10,000 entries, covering a large portion of the Earth's surface. The primary data source is from published literature detailing the results of seismic refraction profiles, although some unpublished results have been used as well, especially in Russia and China. From these ... View entire text
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Description: Crustal maps.

Description: A Global Crustal Model.
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Caption:  Crustal Maps
 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey
Dataset Title: Global Crustal Database
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Online Resource: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/research/structure/crust/database.php
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Earthquake Hazards Program, Geological Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: EARTHQUAKE HAZARDS PROGRAM OFFICE
Contact Address:
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 905
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact Address:
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 905
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-01-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-01-29
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