Abstract: The Natural Hazards Data Resources Directory is a resource for the Disaster and Hazard Management Community of Practitioners and Research Scholars and the general public. The Directory includes two types of information: 1) data resources organized by natural hazard topic; and 2) lists of hazard-related organizations. Each data resource listed includes the following:
Data Resource ... Title
Organization The Organization indicates which administrative group is maintaining the data.
Contact The Contact provides the person to call or write for further information.
Description The Description of the data resource may include the topic, level of aggregation, geographic area covered, time period of record, and source of data.
Format The Format describes the structure of the data, e.g. hard copy (printed matter); computer copy (disks, tapes, on-line); audio-visual materials; and/or technical assistance.
Availability The Availability informs the user of costs or acquiring the data, restrictions on access (if any), location of the data if different from the contact, frequency of updating the data, and related services.
Additional Related Information The Additional Related Information lists any pertinent information such as reports, articles, pamphlets, and users' guides which describe the data.