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1. 1968 Meckering, Australia Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.6]
The magnitude 6.8 earthquake caused $2.2 million in property damage. This earthquake was particularly efficient in the generation of surface waves.


2. 1980 Mount Saint Helens, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.42]
An earthquake occurred at 15 32 UT, only seconds before the explosion that began the eruption of Mount St. Helens volcano. This eruption and blast blew off the top of the volcano, reducing its elevation ...


3. Cerro Negro, Nicaragua Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.264]
This cinder cone in western Nicaragua has a name that means "black hill." It has erupted more than 20 times since its birth in 1850. Explosive eruptions from the central crater are often accompanied ...


4. null Barcena, Mexico Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.263]
Barcena is on San Benedicto Island, which lies off the coast of Mexico, south of Baja California and west of Mexico City.


5. null Irazu, Costa Rica Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.266]
Located 25 km from San Jose, Irazu is the highest volcano in Costa Rica and also has the country's earliest historic eruption (1772).


6. null Kilauea, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.268]
The basaltic shield volcano on the Island of Hawaii is among the most extensively studied volcanoes in the world. The volcano, with its summit caldera, is located on the east flank of giant Mauna ...


7. null Lamington, Papua New Guinea Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.270]
This dormant stratovolcano in Papua New Guinea suddenly exploded in 1951. Nu?es ardentes (glowing avalanches) shot down the mountain at 100 km per hour, devastated over 200 km2, and killed about 3,000 ...


8. Natural Hazards Image Database [gov.noaa.ngdc.Hazard_Images_Database]
Photographs and other visual media provide valuable pre- and post-event data for natural hazards. Research, mitigation, and forecasting rely on visual data for post-analysis, inundation mapping and ...


9. OMI/Aura Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) Total Column 1-orbit L2 Swath 13x24 km V003 (OMSO2) at GES DISC [GES_DISC_OMSO2_V003]
The Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) was launched aboard the EOS-Aura satellite on July 15, 2004 (1:38 pm equator crossing time, ascending mode). OMI with its 2600 km viewing swath width provides ...


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 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, ...


12. 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, ...


13. Waves/Surges - Killed People [geodata_0603]
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 for ...


14. 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 ...


15. 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 ...


16. Wind Storms - Killed People [geodata_0498]
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 for ...


17. 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 ...


18. An Assessment of Volcanic Threat and Monitoring Capabilities in the United States: Framework for a National Volcano Early Warning System [USGS_OFR_2005_1164]
A National Volcano Early Warning System NVEWS is being formulated by the Consortium of U.S. Volcano Observatories (CUSVO) to establish a proactive, fully integrated, national-scale monitoring effort ...


19. Arc Atlas: Our Earth (CD-ROM) [ESRI_Arc_Atlas]
ArcAtlas: Our Earth brings to your computer a large collection of maps and information about the earth--its people, plants, animals, and their various environments and economies. Whether you're a ...


20. Preliminary Assessment of Volcanic and Hydrothermal Hazards in Yellowstone National Park and Vicinity [USGS_OFR_2007_1071]
Possible future violent events in the active hydrothermal, magmatic, and tectonic system of Yellowstone National Park pose potential hazards to park visitors and infrastructure. Most of the national ...


21. Publications of the Volcano Hazards Program 2004 [USGS_OFR_2006_1102_VHP_2004]
The Volcano Hazards Program of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is part of the Geologic Hazards Assessments subactivity as funded by Congressional appropriation. Investigations are carried out in ...


22. 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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