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1. Geology of the Larsemann Hills 2004 [lars_geology_2004]
The Larsemann Hills region is dominated by two major lithological associations, a Palaeoproterozoic felsic/mafic orthogneiss complex (Søstrene Orthogneiss) which occurs as basement to a sequence ...


2. 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 ...


3. Pleistocene sedimentary deposits on subantarctic Macquarie Island: Contribution to IGBP-Pages Pole Equator Pole Transect II [ASAC_904]
Macquarie Island is an emergent part of the Macquarie Ridge Complex composed of ocean-floor rocks of Miocene age now 4000 m above the ocean floor. Anumber of landforms, including palaeobeaches now ...


4. 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 ...


5. 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 ...


6. 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 ...


7. 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 ...


8. 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 ...


9. 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 ...


10. 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. ...


11. 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 ...


12. 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 ...


13. 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 ...


14. 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 ...


15. 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; ...


16. 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 ...


17. 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 ...


18. 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 ...


19. 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 ...


20. 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 ...


21. 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 ...


22. 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 ...


23. 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 ...


24. 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 ...


25. 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. ...


26. 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, ...


27. 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 ...


28. 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 ...


29. Northridge, California Earthquake, January 17, 1994, Set 1 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01211]
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 ...


30. Northridge, California Earthquake, January 17, 1994, Set 2 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01212]
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, ...


31. San Fernando Valley California Earthquakes of 1971 and 1994 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01213]
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 ...


32. Seismic Creep [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01216]
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 ...


33. Shikotan, Kuril Islands Earthquake, October 4, 1994, Set 1 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01229]
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 ...


34. Shikotan, Kuril Islands Earthquake, October 4, 1994, Set 2 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01373]
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 ...


35. Volcanoes in Eruption - Set 1 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01221]
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 ...


36. null Faults, null Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.103]
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 ...


37. Preliminary maps of Quaternary deposits and liquefaction susceptibility, nine-county San Francisco Bay region, California: a digital database, USGS OFR 00-444 [USGS_OFR_00444]
Map delineation of the different types and ages of Quaternary deposits supports evaluation of susceptibility to liquefaction, the immediate application of the work, but serves many other purposes ...


38. Geologic map and database of the Salem East and Turner 7.5 minute quandrangles, Marion County, Oregon: A digital database, USGS OFR 00-351 [USGS_OFR_00351]
This database and accompanying plot files depict the distribution of geologic materials and structures at a regional (1:24,000) scale. The report is intended to provide geologic information for the ...


39. Geologic map and database of the Roseburg 30 x 60 minute quadrangle, Douglas and Coos Counties, Oregon, USGS OFR 00-376 [USGS_OFR_00-376]
This database and accompanying plot files depict the distribution of geologic materials and structures at a regional (1:100,000) scale. The report is intended to provide geologic information for the ...


40. Geologic Map of the Devore 7.5' quadrangle, San Bernardino County, California, USGS, OFR 00-173 [USGS_OFR01-173]
The data set for the Devore 7.5' quadrangle was prepared under the U.S. Geological Survey Southern California Areal Mapping Project (SCAMP) as part of an ongoing effort to develop a regional geologic ...


41. Geologic Map of the Fifteenmile Valley 7.5' Quadrangle, San Bernardino County, California, USGS OFR 00-132 [USGS_OFR01-132]
The data set for the Fifteenmile Valley 7.5' quadrangle was prepared under the U.S. Geological Survey Southern California Areal Mapping Project (SCAMP) as part of an ongoing effort to develop a regional ...


42. Hydrothermal monitoring data from the Cascade Range, northwestern United States [USGS_CascadeRange_HydrothermalMonitoring]
Traditionally, most measurement and sampling of hydrothermal fluids has been on a highly intermittent basis. Such intermittent data, with sampling frequencies typically >1 year, are not well-suited ...


43. Global Surface Displacement Data for Assessing Variability of Displacement at a Point on a Fault [USGS_OFR_2013_1305]
This report presents a global dataset of site-specific surface-displacement data on faults. We have compiled estimates of successive displacements attributed to individual earthquakes, mainly paleoearthquakes, ...


44. Mount Erebus Volcano Observatory III (MEVO III): Conduit Processes and Surveillance [NSF-ANT08-38817]
This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). Mount Erebus is Antarctica's most active volcano that has been in a persistent state of activity for ...


45. Geologic map of outcrop areas of sedimentary units in eastern Hailey 1 deg. x 2 deg. Quadrangle and southern Challis 1 deg. x 2 deg. Quadrangle, Idaho [USGS_Bulletin_2064-C]
This dataset was developed to provide a geologic GIS database of the Geologic map of outcrop areas of sedimentary units in the eastern part of the Hailey 1 deg. x 2 deg. Quadrangle and part of the ...


46. Map Showing Geologic Terranes of the Hailey 1 deg. x 2 deg. Quadrangle and the western part of the Idaho Falls 1 deg. x 2 deg. Quadrangle, south-central Idaho [USGS_Bulletin_2064-A]
This dataset was developed to provide a geologic GIS database of the terranes of the Hailey 1x2 quadrangle and the western part of the Idaho Falls 1x2 quadrangle in south-central Idaho for use in ...


47. 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 ...


48. Map and map database of susceptibility to slope failure by sliding and earthflow in the Oakland area, California [USGS_Map_MF-2385]
Mitigation is superior to post-disaster response in reducing the billions of dollars in losses resulting from U.S. natural disasters, and information that predicts the varying likelihood of geologic ...


49. San Diego GIS [San_GIS]
The SanGIS data set includes an extensive collection of GIS maps that are available to the public. Application Data Included: 1. Public Safety: Crime Mapping & Analysis, ...


50. 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 ...


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