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1. Behavior of Columns During Earthquakes [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01215]   PARENT METADATA
The behavior of columns during earthquakes is very important since column failures may lead to additional structural failures and result in total building collapses. For example, in the Mexico City ...


2. Cape Mendocino, CA Earthquakes, April 25 & 26, 1992 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01209]   PARENT METADATA
On April 25, 1992, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake occurred in the Cape Mendocino area. Two additional earthquakes, magnitudes 6.6 and 6.7 occurred the next morning. The first earthquake was located six ...


3. Chi-Chi, Taiwan Earthquake, September 21, 1999 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G02115]   PARENT METADATA
On September 21, 1999, at 1:47 AM local time, a magnitude MW 7.6 earthquake was felt throughout the island of Taiwan. A five county area, including the city of Taichung, experienced the greatest number ...


4. Duzce, Turkey Earthquake, November 12, 1999 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01934]   PARENT METADATA
The magnitude 7.2 quake occurred at 6.57 pm local time (16:57 GMT). Duzce lies on the eastern fringe of the region hit by the August 17 quake. Some areas experienced a one-two punch from the 1999 ...


5. Earthquake Damage in San Francisco, CA, April 18, 1906 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01195]   PARENT METADATA
The 1906 San Francisco earthquake was the largest event (magnitude 8.3) to occur in the conterminous United States in the 20th Century. Recent estimates indicate that as many as 3,000 people lost ...


6. Earthquake Damage to Schools [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01198]   PARENT METADATA
This set of slides graphically illustrates the potential danger that major earthquakes pose to school structures and to the children and adults who happen to be inside at the time of the earthquake. ...


7. Earthquake Damage to Transportation Systems [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01197]   PARENT METADATA
Earthquakes represent one of the most destructive natural hazards known to man. A serious result of large-magnitude earthquakes is the disruption of transportation systems, which limits post-disaster ...


8. Earthquake Damage, Armenian SSR, December 7, 1988 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01204]   PARENT METADATA
On December 7, 1988, at 11:41 A.M. local time a magnitude 6.9 earthquake shook northwestern Armenia and was followed four minutes later by a magnitude 5.8 aftershock. Swarms of aftershocks, some as ...


9. Earthquake Damage, Northern Iran, June 21, 1990 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01207]   PARENT METADATA
A magnitude 7.7 earthquake occurred in the Gilan Province between the towns of Rudbar and Manjil in northern Iran on Thursday, June 21, 1990. The event, the largest ever to be recorded in that part ...


10. Earthquakes in Central California, 1980-1984 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01202]   PARENT METADATA
There have been many earthquake occurrences in central California. This set of slides shows earthquake damage from the following events: Livermore, 1980, Coalinga, 1983; and Morgan Hill, 1984. All ...


11. Earthquakes in Southern California [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01201]   PARENT METADATA
There have been many earthquake occurrences in Southern California. This set of slides shows earthquake damage from the following events: Imperial Valley, 1979, Westmorland, 1981, Palm Springs, 1986; ...


12. Environmental Hazards and Mud Volcanoes in Romania [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01208]   PARENT METADATA
Romania, an eastern European country, is severely affected by a variety of natural hazards. These include frequent earthquakes, floods, landslides, soil erosion, and drought all of which have major ...


13. Erosional Landforms [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01217]   PARENT METADATA
The hydrologic system, which includes all possible paths of motion of Earth's near-surface fluids including air and water, is largely responsible for the variety of landforms found on the continents. ...


14. Faults [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01203]   PARENT METADATA
Through the study of faults and their effects, much can be learned about the size and recurrence intervals of earthquakes. Faults also teach us about crustal movements that have produced mountains ...


15. Fire vs Water: Erosional/Depositional Geology, Hawaiian Islands [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01274]   PARENT METADATA
Even a casual, untrained observer will see evidence that opposing forces have formed the Hawaiian Islands. The massive and lofty volcanoes have been scoured, abraded, and lacerated by streams and ...


16. Great Alaska Earthquake, Prince William Sound, March 28, 1964 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01200]   PARENT METADATA
The Prince William Sound magnitude 8.4 earthquake at 03:36 UT on March 28, 1964, was one of the largest shocks ever recorded on the North American Continent. The quake was felt over 500,000 square ...


17. Great Chile Earthquake of May 22, 1960 - Anniversary Edition [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01935]   PARENT METADATA
On May 22, 1960 (19:11 UTC), a Mw 9.5 earthquake occurred in southern Chile (39.5 S, 74.5 W). This was the largest earthquake ever instrumentally recorded. (It was not the largest in terms of dollar ...


18. Great Hanshin-Awaji (Kobe) Earthquake, January 17, 1995 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01214]   PARENT METADATA
The Earthquake - At 5:46 A.M. local time on January 17, 1995, a major earthquake occurred near the City of Kobe, Japan. The 6.9 magnitude earthquake had 40 km of bilateral rupture from a hypocenter ...


19. Izmit (Kocaeli) Turkey Earthquake, August 17 1999, Set 2, Structural Damage [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01958]   PARENT METADATA
On August 17, 1999, at 3:01 A.M. local time (00:01:39.8 UTC) a magnitude (Mw) 7.4 earthquake occurred along the westernmost North Anatolian fault. The earthquake epicenter was 11 km (7 mi) southeast ...


20. Izmit (Kocaeli) Turkey Earthquake, August 17 1999. Set 1, Coastal Effects [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01933]   PARENT METADATA
On August 17, 1999, at 3:02 am local time (00:02 GMT) a magnitude (Mw) 7.4 earthquake occurred on the northern Anatolian fault. The epicenter was located very close to the south shore of the Bay of ...


21. Landers and Big Bear California Earthquakes, June 28, 1992 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01210]   PARENT METADATA
California residents were rudely awakened early Sunday morning June 28, 1992, by an earthquake of magnitude 7.6 (Ms) followed by a smaller 6.7 (s) magnitude earthquake about three hours later. The ...


22. Landslides, Set 1 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01199]   PARENT METADATA
The slopes above streams and rivers are subjected to a variety of processes that cause them to recede and retreat from the river or stream channel. These processes, collectively called mass wasting, ...


23. Landslides, Set 2 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01372]   PARENT METADATA
This set expands the topics included in Set 1 and includes (in addition to landslides) rockfalls, rock avalanches, mud flows, debris flows, slumps, creep, and sinkholes. The photos were taken in California, ...


24. Loma Prieta Earthquake, October 18, 1989, Part 1 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01205]   PARENT METADATA
On October 17, 1989, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake occurred near Loma Prieta in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Movement occurred along a 40-km segment of the San Andreas fault from southwestof Los Gatos to ...


25. Loma Prieta Earthquake, October 18, 1989, Part 2 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01206]   PARENT METADATA
On October 17, 1989, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake occurred near Loma Prieta in the Santa Cruz Mountains. This earthquake is also known as the "San Francisco World Series Earthquake." The slide set focuses ...


26. Northridge, California Earthquake, January 17, 1994, Set 1 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01211]   PARENT METADATA
At 4:31 A.M. (Local time) on Monday, January 17, 1994, a magnitude 6.8 earthquake twenty miles west northwest of downtown Los Angeles awoke nearly everyone in southern California. Damage was most ...


27. Northridge, California Earthquake, January 17, 1994, Set 2 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01212]   PARENT METADATA
On Monday, January 17, 1994, an earthquake occurred that took 57 lives and caused $10 billion in property damage. This slide set includes damaged structures in more distant communities including Sylmar, ...


28. San Fernando Valley California Earthquakes of 1971 and 1994 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01213]   PARENT METADATA
This slide set compares two earthquakes that were separated by a distance of 10 miles and a time of 23 years. Disproving the notion that once an earthquake has occurred, an area is safe from future ...


29. Seismic Creep [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01216]   PARENT METADATA
Seismic creep is the constant or periodic movement on a fault as contrasted with the sudden erupture associated with an earthquake. It is a usually slow deformation of rock resulting from constant ...


30. Shikotan, Kuril Islands Earthquake, October 4, 1994, Set 1 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01229]   PARENT METADATA
A magnitude 8.1 earthquake occurred in the southern Kurils and on northern Hokkaido on Tuesday, October 5, 1994, (October 4 at 13:23 GMT). It was a sudden event, without any short-term precursors ...


31. Shikotan, Kuril Islands Earthquake, October 4, 1994, Set 2 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01373]   PARENT METADATA
The first slide set of Shikotan, Kuril Islands focused on damage caused by the earthquake. This second set, depicts much of the tsunami damage that occurred. At Kuzhno-Kurilsk, Kunsashir Island, tsunami ...


32. Volcanoes in Eruption - Set 1 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01221]   PARENT METADATA
The word volcano is used to refer to the opening from which molten rock and gas issue from Earth's interior onto the surface, and also to the cone, hill, or mountain built up around the opening by ...


33. IPY Research: Investigating the Cryospheric Evolution of the Central Antarctic Plate (ICECAP) [blankenship_0733025]
This is the master metadata record for the ICECAP project, a four-year International Polar Year campaign to map the morphology, geology and glaciology of the major marine subglacial basins of East ...


34. The ANDRILL drilling project - 1284.87 m and 1138.54 m sediment cores from below the McMurdo/Ross Ice Shelf [K001_ANDRILL]   CHILD METADATA
ANDRILL (ANtarctic DRILLing project) is a multinational (Germany, Italy, New Zealand and USA) initiative to investigate the climate and tectonic history of Antarctica by recovering deep sediment ...


35. Petrology and geochemistry of alkaline and granitoid intrusions, Pipecleaner Glacier region, southern Victoria Land, Antarctica [K061_1989_1990_NZ_2]
The primary aim was to extend the field mapping, undertaken by previous MSc students from Otage University in Southern Victoria Land. The area mapped included the Miers Valley and around the Pipecleaner ...


36. 1:25,000 geological mapping of the St Johns Range from the central Wright Valley to the Mackay Glacier and from the Miller Glacier to west of Victoria Valley [K112_1990_1991_NZ_1]
The DSIRGEO mapping programme in the 1990/91 season was designed to link the area covered in 1989/90 (Convoy Range) with that covered in 1988/89 (Thundergut Sheet). The eventual aim of the programme ...


37. 2002 Volcanic Activity in Alaska and Kamchatka: Summary of Events and Response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory [USGS_OFR_2004_1058]
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) tracks activity at the more than 40 historically active volcanoes of the Aleutian Arc. As of December 31, 2002, 24 of these volcanoes are monitored with short-period ...


38. A CD snapshot of Heard Island data from 1901-2002 held by the AADC [Heard_data_snapshot_1901-2002]
The CD was produced by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre for distribution to Heard Island expeditioners in the 2003/2004 season. The CD contained all publicly available data held by the Australian ...


39. A Coastal Hazards Data Base for the U.S. East Coast, CDIAC NDP-043A [CDIAC_NDP43A]
This data base may be used by raster or vector geographic information systems (GIS) and non-GIS data bases to assess the risk of coastlines to erosion or sea level rise. The data base ...


40. A Coastal Hazards Data Base for the U.S. West Coast, CDIAC/NDP043C [CDIAC_NDP043C]
[Adapted from the online documentation] The Numeric Data Package (NDP-043C) consists of a digital data base that may be used to identify coastlines along the U.S. West Coast that are at risk to sea-level ...


41. A comparative examination of the origin, structure and metamorphism of the Skelton and Koettlitz Group (basement lithologies) in South Victoria Land, Antarctica. [K061_1992_1995_NZ_1]
A comparative examination of the origin, structure and metamorphism of the Skelton and Koettlitz Group (Wilson Terrane) was carried out over three field seasons to determine a) if the two groups could ...


42. A detailed study of the origin of Olympus Granite Gneiss [K061_1986_1987_NZ_2]
A detailed study of the Olympus Granite Gneiss with particular emphasis on foliation development and its relationship to deformation of Koettlitz Group metasediments, in an attempt to understand its ...


43. AFI 04/17_01 - Glacial-interglacial changes in the lost drainage basin on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet - EM120 Swath Bathymetry and TOPAS sub-bottom profiler data, Bellingshausen Sea, 2004 [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00273]
The main aim of this project was to carry out the first systematic investigation of the former ice drainage basin in the southern Bellingshausen Sea, using sediment cores, swath bathymetry by means ...


44. AFI 04/17_02 - Glacial-interglacial changes in the lost drainage basin on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet - Sediment cores collected in the Bellingshausen Sea, 2004 [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00272]
The main aim of this project was to carry out the first systematic investigation of the former ice drainage basin in the southern Bellingshausen Sea, using sediment cores, swath bathymetry by means ...


45. Accessory mineral behaviour during partial melting in the crust - improving the geochronology of granulite terrains. [ASAC_2690]
Metadata record for data expected ASAC Project 2690 See the link below for public details on this project. Relating ages, determined using the decay of radioactive elements in minerals, to geological ...


46. Aerial Photography of Antarctica [USARC_AERIAL_PHOTOS]
The USARC maintains all US Aerial Antarctic Mapping photography and USGS flight indexes of the Antarctic. There are over 500,000 photographs in the collection. Most photographs are 9" x 9" black ...


47. Aeromagnetic and gravity data of the Central Transantarctic Mountains [nsf0232042]
Near complete coverage of the East Antarctic shield by ice hampers geological study of crustal architecture important for understanding global tectonic and climate history. Limited exposures ...


48. Aeromagnetic data centered over Skelton Neve, Antarctica: A Web Site for Distribution of Data and Maps (on-line edition) [Skelton_Aeromag_Data]
The Transantarctic Mountains (TAM) rift-flank uplift has developed along the ancestral margin of the East Antarctic craton, and forms the boundary between the craton and the thinned lithosphere of ...


49. African Geographic Mosaic (GIS Coverage) [ES_GEO_COVER_AFRICA]
This low bandwidth example of the Landsat TM image mosaic service that will be provided by Earth Satellite Corporation over ESRI's Geographic Network. This particular service consists ...


50. Age determination of the detrital zircon component of crustal slices of Ross Orogen from the Skelton Glacier and Royal Society Ranges areas [K062_2003_2004_NZ_1]
It is suggested that the Ross Orogeny is composed of a wide variety of crustal slices that are exotic to their present location and were accreted to the East Antarctic craton during the lower paleozoic ...


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