Map showing inventory and regional susceptibility for Holocene debris flows and related fast moving landslides in the conterminous United States

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Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Brabb, E.E.; Colgan, J.P.; Best, T.C.
Publication_Date: 1999
Title: Map showing inventory and regional susceptibility for Holocene debris flows and related fast moving landslides in the conterminous United States
Edition: 1.0
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: map
Series_Information:
Series_Name:
Issue_Identification: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA, USA
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Other_Citation_Details:
Online_Linkage: http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/map-mf/mf2329/
Description:
Abstract:
These data are intended for geographic display and analysis at the national level, and for large regional areas. It is not intended for hazard evaluation or other site-specific work, and should not be used for such. It can be used to determine where debris flow processes may be a problem and where additional information and investigation are warranted. Although the digital form of the data removes the constraint imposed by the scale of a paper map, the detail and accuracy inherent in map scale are also present in the digital data. The fact that this database was edited at a scale of 1:2,500,000 means that higher resolution information is not present in the data. Plotting at scales larger than 1:2,500,000 will not yield greater real detail, and it may reveal fine-scale irregularities below the intended resolution of the database. Similarly, where this database is used in combination with other data of higher resolution, the resolution of the combined output will be limited by the lower resolution of these data. No responsibility is assumed by the U.S. Geological Survey in the use of these data. Debris flows, debris avalanches, mud flows and lahars are fast-moving landslides that occur in a wide variety of environments throughout the world. They are particularly dangerous to life and property because they move quickly, destroy objects in their paths, and can strike with little warning. The purpose of this map is to show where debris flows have occurred in the conterminous United States and where these slope movements might be expected in the future.
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Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19280101
Ending_Date: 19991231
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -127.6
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -69.5
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 48.8
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 31.8
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD PLATFORM
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > BOUNDARIES > ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > BOUNDARIES > POLITICAL DIVISIONS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > NATURAL HAZARDS > EARTHQUAKES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SURFACE WATER > HYDROPATTERN
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SURFACE WATER > LAKES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > EROSION/SEDIMENTATION > LANDSLIDES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > TOPOGRAPHY > LANDFORMS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > TOPOGRAPHY > TOPOGRAPHICAL RELIEF
Theme_Keyword: MAPS
Theme_Keyword: Conterminous United States
Theme_Keyword: Maps
Theme_Keyword: Debris Flows
Theme_Keyword: Mud Flows
Theme_Keyword: Lahars
Theme_Keyword: Debris Avalanche
Theme_Keyword: Landslides
Theme_Keyword: BOUNDARIES
Theme_Keyword: ELEVATION
Theme_Keyword: ENVIRONMENT
Theme_Keyword: GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Theme_Keyword: INLAND WATERS
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Access_Constraints: None.
Use_Constraints:
None. Acknowledgment of the National Atlas of the United States of America and (or) the U.S. Geological Survey would be appreciated in products derived from these data.
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
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Process_Date: Unknown
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Distribution_Information:
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Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: DOI/USGS/GD/PUBS/WR/GEOPUBS > Publications-Western Region,Geological Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior
Contact_Person: CAROLYN A. DONLIN
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: U.S. Geological Survey
Address: Geology Division
Address: 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
State_or_Province: California
Postal_Code: 94025
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 650-329-5015
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 650-329-5119
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: cdonlin@usgs.gov
Resource_Description: Miscellaneous Field Studies Map 2329
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: Not Available
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/map-mf/mf2329/
Access_Instructions:
This page includes links to download both raster and vector data related to this map.
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://pubs.usgs.gov/mf/1999/2329/
Access_Instructions:
FGDC metadata for vector data layer
Fees: Not Available
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date:
Metadata_Review_Date: 20080527
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: PEG RAWSON
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: U.S. Geological Survey
Address: 521 National Center
City: Reston
State_or_Province: VA
Postal_Code: 20192
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 703-648-4183
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: mrawson@usgs.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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