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1. Baringo (Kenya) Pilot Study for Desertification Assessment and Mapping [NBId0169_101]
The purpose of the Kenya Pilot Study was to evaluate the FAO/UNEP Provisional Methodology for Assessment and Mapping of Desertification, and to recommend an effective, simple methodology for desertification ...


2. Seismic Landslide Hazard for the Cities of Oakland and Piedmont, California [USGS_Map_MF-2379]
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 map should ...


3. 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 ...


4. Disasters of Natural Origin (Excluding: Earthquakes, Insect Infestation, Volcanic Eruptions) - Killed People [geodata_1726]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


5. Disasters of Natural Origin (Excluding: Earthquakes, Insect Infestation, Volcanic Eruptions) - Killed per Million People [geodata_1723]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


6. Disasters of Natural Origin (Excluding: Earthquakes, Insect Infestation, Volcanic Eruptions) - Total Affected People [geodata_1720]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


7. Disasters of Natural Origin (Excluding: Earthquakes, Insect Infestation, Volcanic Eruptions) - Total Affected per Million People [geodata_1717]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


8. Disasters of Natural Origin - Affected People [geodata_0436]
Affected: People requiring immediate assistance during a period of emergency, i.e. requiring basic survival needs such as food, water, shelter, sanitation and immediate medical assistance (included ...


9. Disasters of Natural Origin - Killed People [geodata_0438]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


10. Disasters of Natural Origin - Killed per Million People [geodata_1627]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


11. Disasters of Natural Origin - Total Affected People [geodata_0885]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


12. Disasters of Natural Origin - Total Affected per Million People [geodata_1624]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


13. Dominant Type of Problem Lands [geodata_1398]
Problem soils have been defined as soils with inherent physical or chemical constraints to agricultural production. In these soils degradation hazards are more severe and adequate soil management ...


14. EM-DAT: The Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) International Disaster Database [CRED]
Since 1988 the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) has been maintaining an Emergency Events Database - EM-DAT. EM-DAT was created with the initial support ...


15. 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 ...


16. 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 ...


17. 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 ...


18. 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, ...


19. FEMA Digital Q3 Flood Data [FEMA_Digital_Q3]   CHILD METADATA
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 ...


20. 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 ...


21. 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. ...


22. 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 ...


23. 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, ...


24. Landslide Hazards at La Conchita, California [USGS_OFR_2005_1067]
On January 10, 2005, a landslide struck the community of La Conchita in Ventura County, California, destroying or seriously damaging 36 houses and killing 10 people. This was not the first destructive ...


25. Macquarie Island Hazards GIS Dataset. [macca_hazards_gis]
Hazards at Macquarie Island. This is a line dataset stored in the Geographical Information System (GIS). Attributes include a description of the nature of the hazard. The line features represent ...


26. 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%, ...


27. 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 ...


28. 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 ...


29. 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 ...


30. 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 ...


31. Total Amount of Generated Hazardous Wastes [geodata_1703]
Hazardous wastes. Rather than adopting one definition of hazardous waste, the Convention takes a broad view that there are 45 categories of wastes that are presumed to be hazardous in the Convention. ...


32. Transboundary Movements of Hazardous and Other Wastes - Exports [geodata_1617]
Transboundary movement means any movement of hazardous wastes or other wastes from an area under the national jurisdiction of one State to or through an area under the national jurisdiction of another ...


33. Transboundary Movements of Hazardous and Other Wastes - Imports [geodata_1616]
Transboundary movement means any movement of hazardous wastes or other wastes from an area under the national jurisdiction of one State to or through an area under the national jurisdiction of another ...


34. U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library, Denver [USGS_PHOTO_LIBRARY]
This on-line system provides access to over 30,000 photographs dating from 1868 to the present. Photographs will be continually added. Captions are currently being edited for punctuation errors, ...


35. Volcanic Ash Advisory Centers (VAACS) [VAACS]
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and other Aviation concerns recognized the need to keep aviators informed of volcanic hazards. To that end, nine Volcanic Ash Advisory Centers ...


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