NASA Home Page Goddard Space Flight Center Home Page
NASA Logo - Goddard Space Flight Center   + Visit NASA.gov
a directory of Earth science data and services Global Change Master Directory Web site
header 2 bullet Links bullet FAQ bullet Contact Us bullet Site Map
Home Data Sets Data Services Learn about GCMD_legacy's portal collaborations. Add new dataset or dataservice records to GCMD_legacy What's New Participate Calendar About GCMD_legacy
 
Record Search Query: ServiceParameters>HAZARDS MANAGEMENT>HAZARDS MITIGATION

Exploring Earth Hazards
Entry ID: USGS_Earth_Hazards

[ Update this Record ]

Summary
Abstract: Understanding the mechanisms of natural events, such as earthquakes, volcanic
eruptions, landslides, and floods, is important for the United States and the
world at large. Natural disasters have cost the U.S. alone 50 billion dollars
in recent years. By better understanding why natural events occur, we can plan
and manage in ways that will lessen the severity of these hazards. Through
scientific research, earth science educational programs, and societal planning
and preparedness, not only will the damaging effects of natural hazards be
reduced, but we will better understand the Earth on which we live.

http://www.usgs.gov/natural_hazards/

There are links available for more information on the variety of hazards.
Service Citation
Title: Exploring Earth Hazards
Provider: The Learning Web, USGS
URL: http://www.usgs.gov/natural_hazards/
Parent SERF
This data service description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
Learning_Web
Service Keywords
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >BACKGROUND INFORMATION Parameter Definition
HAZARDS MANAGEMENT >HAZARDS MITIGATION Parameter Definition
View entire list

Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >FOREST SCIENCE >FOREST FIRE SCIENCE Parameter Definition
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >CYCLONES Parameter Definition
View entire list
Service Provider
DOI/USGS/ED > Education Department, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://education.usgs.gov/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: ROBERT W. RIDKY
Phone: 703-648-4713
Email: rridky at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
USGS National Center
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
MS 104
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
View entire list
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2004-04-21
SERF Last Revision Date: 2013-02-04
USA dot gov - The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal NASA
Webmaster:  Monica Holland
Responsible NASA Official:  Lola Olsen
Last Updated:  December 2014