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51. Seismic Landslide Hazard for the City of Berkeley, California [USGS_Map_MF-2378]
The map is intended as a tool for regional planning. Any site-specific planning or analysis should be undertaken with the assistance of a qualified geotechnical engineer. This hazard ...


52. Flooding in South Africa [NASA_EARTH_OBSERVATORY_SOUTH_AFRICA_FLOOD]
Heavy rains fell across southern Africa in early 2011. By early February, river flooding in South Africa alone had killed 91 people and caused over $100 million in damage, the United Nations stated. ...


53. FEMA Digital Q3 Flood Data [FEMA_Digital_Q3]   CHILD DIFs
Digital Q3 Flood Data are developed by scanning the existing FIRM hardcopy, vectorizing a thematic overlay of flood risks. Vector Q3 Flood Data files contain only certain features from ...


54. Emergency Assessment of Debris-Flow Hazards from Basins Burned by the Cedar and Paradise Fires of 2003, Southern California [USGS_OFR_2004_1011]
These maps present preliminary assessments of the probability of debris-flow activity and estimates of peak discharges that can potentially be generated by debris flows issuing from basins burned ...


55. National Seismic Hazard Maps from the USGS National Seismic Hazard Mapping Project [USGS_NSHMP]
The National Seismic Hazard Mapping Project (NSHMP) provides online maps: "http://eqhazmaps.usgs.gov/index.html" The hazard maps depict probabilistic ground motions and spectral response with 10%, ...


56. Preliminary Geologic Map of the Santa Barbara Coastal Plain Area, Santa Barbara County, California, USGS OFR 02-126 [USGS_OFR_02126]
To update the interpretation of geologic mapping and to achieve a uniform regional geologic database. Additionally, to provide a geologic map for the public and geoscience community to aid in assessments ...


57. High-Resolution Seismic Imaging Investigations in Salt Lake and Utah Valleys for Earthquake Hazards [USGS_OFR_2007_1152]
In support of earthquake hazards and ground motion studies by researchers at the Utah Geological Survey, University of Utah, Utah State University, Brigham Young University, and San Diego State University, ...


58. Digital Shasta: Applying GIS Technology to Volcano Hazards [USGS_GIS_SHASTA]
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Volcano Hazards at Mount Shasta project is charged with mapping the geology and assessing the volcano hazards of the Mount Shasta region. Mount Shasta ...


59. Flood of May 2006 in New Hampshire [USGS_OFR_2007_1122]
From May 13-17, 2006, central and southern New Hampshire experienced severe flooding caused by as much as 14 inches of rainfall in the region. As a result of the flood damage, a presidential disaster ...


60. Seaside, Oregon, Tsunami Pilot Study Modernization of FEMA Flood Hazard Maps: GIS Data [USGS_DS_2006_236]
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Federal Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) guidelines do not currently exist for conducting and incorporating tsunami hazard assessments that reflect the substantial ...


61. Estimating Landslide Losses - Preliminary Results of a Seven-State Pilot Project [USGS_OFR_2006_1032]
In 2001, the U.S. Geological Survey Landslide Hazards Program provided funding for seven State geological surveys to report on the status of landslide investigation strategies in each of their States, ...


62. Effect of Structural Heterogeneity and Slip Distribution on Coseismic Vertical Displacement from Rupture on the Seattle Fault [USGS_OFR_2004_1010]
Workshops in 2001 and 2002 were convened to determine critical issues in the development of tsunami inundation maps for the Puget Sound region. The Tsunami Inundation Mapping Effort (TIME) is conducted ...


63. Rock-Fall Hazard Assessment of Little Mill Campground, American Fork Canyon, Uinta National Forest, Utah [USGS_OFR_2005_1229]
In July 2004, at the request of Pam Gardner, District Ranger for the Pleasant Grove District of the Uinta National Forest, Ed Harp of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) conducted a preliminary assessment ...


64. Geologic and Geophysical Characterization Studies of Yucca Mountain, Nevada, A Potential High-Level Radioactive-Waste Repository [USGS-DDS-058]
The safe disposal of high-level radioactive wastes is one of the most pressing environmental issues of modern times. At present, most of these materials are being stored under temporary conditions ...


65. Earthquakes and Planning for Ground Rupture Hazards [SSDP_HAZARD_EARTHQUAKE]
Detailed maps bring a greater resolution to the number and locations of active faults. Preparing maps at a higher resolution requires extensive field study, and with a GIS, information, such as tract ...


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