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1. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: Complete Collection, Version 1.1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_COMPLETE_V11]
The Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains 426 indicators for 239 countries from five major environmental sustainability indicator efforts: the 2006 Environmental ...


2. Digital geologic map and map database of parts of Marin, San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, and Sonoma Counties, California [USGS_Map_MF-2337]
This database and accompanying plot files depict the distribution of geologic materials and structures at a regional (1:62,500) scale. The report is intended to provide geologic information for the ...


3. NASA Earth Science Decadal Survey Studies [Planning Stage] [NASA_Decadal_Survey_Place_Holder]
[Source: NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Earth Sciences, http://science.nasa.gov/earth-science/decadal-surveys/ ] NASA relies on the science community to ...


4. Buried Ice in the Dry Valleys [BU-054-002]
The data set includes trace-element geochemical analyses of volcanic tephra, geochronologic data for Dry Valleys ashfall deposits, locations and description of soil pits in the Antarctic Dry Valleys ...


5. Global Volcano Locations Database [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.hazards.G02135]
NGDC maintains a database of over 1,500 volcano locations obtained from the Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program, Volcanoes of the World publication. The database includes information ...


6. Volcanic Ash Advisory Database, 1983-2003 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.hazards.G10073]
Volcanic ash is a significant hazard to aviation and can also affect global climate patterns. To ensure safe navigation and monitor possible climatic impact, the NOAA Satellite Services Division (SSD) ...


7. 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 ...


8. 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 ...


9. 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 ...


10. 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 ...


11. 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 ...


12. 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 ...


13. 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 ...


14. Volcanic Rocks and Features [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01222]
Volcanoes have contributed significantly to the formation of the surface of our planet. Volcanism produced the crust we live on and most of the air we breathe. The remnants of an eruption reveal as ...


15. Volcanoes in Eruption - Set 2 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01223]
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 ...


16. Global Significant Volcanic Eruptions Database, 4360 BC to present [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.hazards.G10147]
The Significant Volcanic Eruptions Database is a global listing of over 600 eruptions from 4360 BC to the present. A significant eruption is classified as one that meets at least one of the following ...


17. 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 ...


18. 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 ...


19. 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 ...


20. NASA MODIS Rapid Response System [NASA_MODIS_RAPID_RESPONSE]
The MODIS Land Rapid Response system has been developed to provide rapid access to MODIS data globally, with initial emphasis on 250m color composite imagery and active fire data. This research and ...


21. 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 ...


22. Hypothesized Climate Forcing Time Series for the Last 500 Years [NOAA_NGDC_PALEO_CLIMATEFORCING]
[from NOAA/NCDC/WDC Paleoclimatology] A new compilation of annually resolved time series of atmospheric trace gas concentrations, solar irradiance, tropospheric aerosol optical ...


23. Collaborative Research: Microparticle/tephra analysis of the WAIS Divide ice core [dunbar_0636767]
Visible tephra layers were found in the Byrd Station ice core, the first deep core drilled in Antarctica. Since then, tephra have been found in many other Antarctic ice cores. Tephra layers in ice ...


24. CCSM Community Land Model (CLM) Input Data [NCAR_CLM_INPUT_DATA]
The Community Land Model is the land model for the Community Climate System Model (CCSM) and the Community Atmosphere Model (CAM). It is a collaborative project between scientists ...


25. CCSM Community Sea Ice (CSIM) Input Data [NCAR_CISM_INPUT_DATA]
The Community Sea Ice Model (CSIM) is a dynamic-thermodynamic model that includes a subgrid-scale ice thickness distribution. It uses the energy conserving thermodynamics of ...


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