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51. Firn permeability and density at WAIS DIvide [NSIDC-0602]
This data set contains laboratory measurements of the density and permeability made from firn cores from the lock-in zone through pore close-off at the WAIS Divide and Megadunes sites.


52. Comparative study of processes controlling carbon export in Southern Ocean environments characterised by a different hydrodynamical and ecological functioning [ASAC_1343]
Preliminary Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 1343 See the link below for public details on this project. Comparative study of the processes controlling carbon export in Southern ...


53. The carbon cycle in the Australian sector of the Southern Ocean. [ASAC_1302]
---- Public Summary from Project ---- The Southern Ocean is one the most significant regions on earth for regulating the build up of anthropogenic CO2 in the atmosphere, and the capacity for carbon ...


54. Collaborative Research: Western Divide West Antarctic Ice Cores (WAISCORES) Site Selection [conway_0087345]
This award supports a program of ground-based geophysical measurements to map in detail the spatial variations of ice flow, accumulation rate, internal layering and ice thickness at the sites which ...


55. Firn Metamorphism: Microstructure and Physical Properties [albert_0944078]
This award supports a project to investigate the transformations from snow to firn to ice and the underlying physics controlling firn's ability to store atmospheric samples from the past.


56. NASA Web-Enabled Landsat Data - Alaska Annual V015 [WELDAKYR15]
The Web-Enabled Landsat Data (WELD) project funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is a collaboration between the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Center for Earth ...


57. NASA Web-Enabled Landsat Data - Alaska Lat/Longs V015 [WELDAKLL15]
The Web-Enabled Landsat Data (WELD) project funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is a collaboration between the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Center for Earth ...


58. NASA Web-Enabled Landsat Data - Alaska Monthly V015 [WELDAKMO15]
The Web-Enabled Landsat Data (WELD) project funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is a collaboration between the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Center for Earth ...


59. NASA Web-Enabled Landsat Data - Alaska Seasonal V015 [WELDAKSE15]
The Web-Enabled Landsat Data (WELD) project funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is a collaboration between the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Center for Earth ...


60. NASA Web-Enabled Landsat Data - Alaska Weekly V015 [WELDAKWK15]
The Web-Enabled Landsat Data (WELD) project funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is a collaboration between the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Center for Earth ...


61. NASA Web-Enabled Landsat Data - CONUS Annual V015 [WELDUSYR15]
The Web-Enabled Landsat Data (WELD) project funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is a collaboration between the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Center for Earth ...


62. NASA Web-Enabled Landsat Data - CONUS Lat/Long V015 [WELDUSLL15]
The Web-Enabled Landsat Data (WELD) project funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is a collaboration between the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Center for Earth ...


63. NASA Web-Enabled Landsat Data - CONUS Monthly V015 [WELDUSMO15]
The Web-Enabled Landsat Data (WELD) project funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is a collaboration between the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Center for Earth ...


64. NASA Web-Enabled Landsat Data - CONUS Seasonal V015 [WELDUSSE15]
The Web-Enabled Landsat Data (WELD) project funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is a collaboration between the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Center for Earth ...


65. NASA Web-Enabled Landsat Data - CONUS Weekly V015 [WELDUSWK15]
The Web-Enabled Landsat Data (WELD) project funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is a collaboration between the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Center for Earth ...


66. Behavior of Columns During Earthquakes [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01215]
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 ...


67. Cape Mendocino, CA Earthquakes, April 25 & 26, 1992 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01209]
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 ...


68. Chi-Chi, Taiwan Earthquake, September 21, 1999 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G02115]
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 ...


69. Crater Peak (Mt. Spurr), Alaska: Eruptions of 1992 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01228]
Alaska has a number of active and potentially active volcanoes. More than one-half of the population of Alaska lives within 300 km of an active volcano. In the last 100 years there have been two eruptions ...


70. Duzce, Turkey Earthquake, November 12, 1999 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01934]
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 ...


71. Earthquake Damage - General [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01194]
An earthquake is the motion or trembling of the ground produced by sudden displacement of rock in the Earth's crust. Earthquakes result from crustal strain, volcanism, landslides, and collapse of ...


72. Earthquake Damage in San Francisco, CA, April 18, 1906 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01195]
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 ...


73. Earthquake Damage to Schools [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01198]
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. ...


74. Earthquake Damage to Transportation Systems [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01197]
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 ...


75. Earthquake Damage, Armenian SSR, December 7, 1988 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01204]
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 ...


76. Earthquake Damage, Northern Iran, June 21, 1990 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01207]
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 ...


77. Earthquakes in Central California, 1980-1984 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01202]
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 ...


78. Earthquakes in Southern California [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01201]
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; ...


79. El Quindio Colombia Earthquake, January 25, 1999 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01379]
The El Quindio earthquake was one of the most destructive natural disasters to have occurred in Colombia in recent years. Long lasting economic and social impacts will continue to be felt in Armenia ...


80. Environmental Hazards and Mud Volcanoes in Romania [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01208]
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 ...


81. Erosional Landforms [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01217]
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. ...


82. Eruption of Mount St. Helens, May 18, 1980 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01224]
The May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount Saint Helens was the most destructive in the history of the United States. Mt. Saint Helens is located in southwest Washington in the Cascade Range, a mountain range ...


83. Faults [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01203]
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 ...


84. Fire vs Water: Erosional/Depositional Geology, Hawaiian Islands [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01274]
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 ...


85. Great Alaska Earthquake, Prince William Sound, March 28, 1964 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01200]
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 ...


86. Great Chile Earthquake of May 22, 1960 - Anniversary Edition [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01935]
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 ...


87. Great Hanshin-Awaji (Kobe) Earthquake, January 17, 1995 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01214]
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 ...


88. Hawaii Volcanism: Impact on the Environment [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01225]
Fewer than one hundred people have been killed by eruptions in the recorded history of Hawaii, and only one death has occurred in the 20th Century. However, the lava flows are highly destructive to ...


89. Hawaii Volcanism: Lava Forms [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01226]
Over the last several million years the Hawaiian Islands have been built of successive lava flows. They are the most recent additions in a long line of volcanoes that extends up the intersection of ...


90. Hokkaido Nansei-Oki Tsunami, July 12, 1993 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01220]
An earthquake occurred off the west coast of Hokkaido and the small offshore island of Okushiri in the Sea of Japan. In two to five minutes the tsunami, one of the largest in Japan's history, engulfed ...


91. Izmit (Kocaeli) Turkey Earthquake, August 17 1999, Set 2, Structural Damage [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01958]
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 ...


92. Izmit (Kocaeli) Turkey Earthquake, August 17 1999. Set 1, Coastal Effects [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01933]
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 ...


93. Landers and Big Bear California Earthquakes, June 28, 1992 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01210]
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 ...


94. Landslides, Set 1 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01199]
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. ...


95. Landslides, Set 2 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01372]
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, ...


96. Loma Prieta Earthquake, October 18, 1989, Part 1 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01205]
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 ...


97. Loma Prieta Earthquake, October 18, 1989, Part 2 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01206]
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 ...


98. Major Tsunamis of 1992 - Nicaragua and Indonesia [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01219]
At 7:16 p.m. on September 1, 1992, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 generated a tsunami with waves between eight and fifteen meters high that struck twenty-six towns along 250 km of Nicaragua's ...


99. Mount Pinatubo Revisited; A Study of Lahar Erosion [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01230]
At dawn on June 15, 1991, a cataclysmic eruption began with a tremendous explosion that destroyed ten deserted villages. This eruption deposited approximately 5 to 7 km3 of volcanic fragments in pyroclastic ...


100. Mount Pinatubo, Philippines: June 1991 Eruptions [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01227]
Mount Pinatubo is an andesitic island arc volcano, located on the southern Luzon Island, Philippines. Prior to 1991 it had been dormant for more than 635 years. On April 2, 1991, the volcano, which ...


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