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Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Calculation Software
Entry ID: USGS_HAZSOFT

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Summary
Abstract: The Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Calculation Software was used to construct the 1996 National Seismic Hazard Maps. The USGS provides seismic hazard assessments for the U.S. and areas around the world. These hazard maps serve as the basis for seismic provisions used in building codes and influence billions of dollars of new construction every year.

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Related URL
Description: Documentation on the Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Calculation Software.
Service Citation
Originators: Art Frankel and Chuck Mueller
Title: Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Calculation Software
Provider: USGS
URL: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/research/software/#probab
Service Keywords
HAZARDS MANAGEMENT >HAZARDS MITIGATION Parameter Definition
DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING >TRANSFORMATION/CONVERSION Parameter Definition
HAZARDS MANAGEMENT >HAZARDS PLANNING Parameter Definition

ISO Topic Category
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Platform
MAPS Ancillary Description
Quality Although this software has been used by the U.S. Geological Survey, no warranty, expressed or implied is made by the USGS as to the accuracy and functioning of the programs and related program material nor shall the fact of distribution constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by the USGS in connection therewith.
Ancillary Keywords
Earthquakes
Hazards
Seismic Hazards
National Seismic Hazard Maps

Service Provider
DOI/USGS/GD/EHP > Earthquake Hazards Program, Geological Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/

Service Provider 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
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online FTP
Fees: No fees
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
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2008-04-08
SERF Last Revision Date: 2010-12-14
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