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1. Environmental Vulnerability Index (EVI) Calculator [EVI_Calculator]
The Environmental Vulnerability Index (EVI) Calculator is for people and organizations wishing to better understand the issue of environmental vulnerability and resilience as a basis for ensuring ...


2. British Geological Survey GeoRSS Feeds [BGS_georss]
GeoRSS feeds for UK and worldwide earthquake maps. GeoRSS feeds work as normal RSS feeds, but have additional location information embedded in each item. They can be incorporated into mashup-type ...


3. EarthObserver [earthobserver]
EarthObserver is a mobile application created at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University in the City of New York specifically for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPadTM. EarthObserver ...


4. SEDAC Hazards and Population Mapper (HazPop) [CIESIN_SEDAC_HAZPOP_MAPPER]
The Hazards and Population Mapper (HazPop) is a free mobile application that enables users to easily display recent natural hazard data in relationship to population, major infrastructure, and satellite ...


5. SEDAC Hazards Mapper [CIESIN_SEDAC_HAZARDS_MAPPER]
The SEDAC Hazards Mapper enables users to visualize data and map layers related to Socioeconomic, Infrastructure, Natural Disasters, and Environment and analyze potential impacts and exposure. The ...


6. Assessments of Impacts and Adaptations to Climate Change (AIACC) Query Service [CIESIN_SEDAC_AIACC_QS]
The Assessments of Impacts and Adaptations to Climate Change (AIACC) Query Service is a web-based service that facilitates access to extensive data, software and bibliographic resources related to ...


7. National Geophysical Data Center Interactive Map Services [NGDC_MAPS]
The National Geophysical Data Center interactive map services provide visual display of one or more data layers, often with links to download the underlying data. Users can view layers containing ...


8. A data-based model to locate mass movements triggered by seismic events in Sichuan, China [UFPR_DHS_model_mass_movements_seismic]
Earthquakes affect the entire world and have catastrophic consequences. On May 12, 2008, an earthquake of magnitude 7.9 on the Richter scale occurred in the Wenchuan area of Sichuan province in China. ...


9. IRIS Earthquake Browser [IRIS_BROWSER]
The IRIS Earthquake Browser (IEB) is an interactive map service for viewing Earthquake Epicenters superimposed on a map of the world. Data can be exported from the IEB and viewed in 3D with the GEON ...


10. Hazards Data Distribution System [USGS_HDDS]
After a major disaster, a satellite image or a collection of aerial photography is frequently the fastest, most effective way to determine the scope and severity of the event. With that goal, the ...


11. Natural Hazards Data Resources Directory [Natural_Hazards_Directory]
The Natural Hazards Data Resources Directory is a resource for the Disaster and Hazard Management Community of Practitioners and Research Scholars and the general public. The Directory includes two ...


12. Natural Hazards Center [Natur_Haz_Center]   CHILD METADATA
The Natural Hazards Center, located at the University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA, is a national and international clearinghouse for information on natural hazards and human adjustments to ...


13. HAZUS: Inventory Collection Survey Tool (InCAST) [HAZUS_InCAST]
InCAST is a software application to facilitate the collection of building-specific data for HAZUS, FEMA's multihazard loss estimation program. The InCAST User's Manual provides ...


14. Comprehensive Data Management System (CDMS) [HAZUS_CDMS]
The Comprehensive Data Management System (CDMS) is a complimentary tool to Hazus Mulit-Hazard (Hazus-MH) that provides users with the capability to update and manage statewide datasets, which are ...


15. Risiko - Web-Based Tool that Models Impacts of Different Hazard Events on Population or Infrastructure [Risiko]
Risiko is a web based tool that models impacts of different hazard events on population or infrastructure. It is part of a set of Open Source Software tools called Risk in a Box, and we encourage ...


16. SAHANA - Disaster Management System [Sahana]
Sahana is an integrated set of pluggable, web based disaster management applications that provide solutions to large-scale humanitarian problems in the aftermath of a disaster. Our aspirations are ...


17. Project for Risk Evaluation, Vulnerability, Information and Early Warning Online Visualization Tool [PREVIEW_IMS]
The Project for Risk Evaluation, Vulnerability Indexing and Early Warning ( PREVIEW-IMS) tool allows users to visualize earthquakes, fires, floods, cyclones and tsunamis, in relation with other layers ...


18. The Land Use Portfolio Model [USGS_LUPM]
Natural hazards threaten public safety and economic health nationwide. As people increasingly move to locations that are vulnerable to natural hazards, financial losses from natural hazard events ...


19. Consequences Assessment Tool Set (CATS) [CATS_Model]
CATS is a consequence management tool package that integrates hazard prediction, consequence assessment and emergency management tools (including HPAC) with critical population ...


20. HAZUS Risk Assessment Tool [HAZUS_RAT]
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has developed a companion software tool to HAZUS-MH called the HAZUS-MH Risk Assessment Tool (RAT) to help you produce your risk assessment outputs for ...


21. Hazards U.S. - Multi-Hazard (HAZUS-MH) [HAZUS-MH]
HAZUS-MH, is a nationally applicable standardized methodology and software program that contains models for estimating potential losses from earthquakes, floods, and hurricane winds. HAZUS-MH was ...


22. Natural Disaster Management Application [disasters20]
Disasters2.0 provides web and mobile social application to manage natural disasters. It allows the user to add fire,floods,collapses or victims in a Map and manage resources like policemen, firemen ...


23. Spatial Decision Support Knowledge Portal [INSTITUTE_REDLANDS_SDS]
The SDS Knowledge Portal is developed to help people involved in a spatial decision process (decision makers, practitioners, researchers) gain a holistic view of the spatial decision process and better ...


24. UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal [UN_SPIDER_PORTAL]
The United Nations Platform for Space-based information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER) aims at providing universal access to all types of space-based information and services ...


25. Worldwide Water Education [PROJECT_WET]
Since 1984, Project WET, an award-winning 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has dedicated itself to the mission of reaching children, parents, teachers and community members of the world with water ...


26. Exploring Earth Hazards [USGS_Earth_Hazards]   PARENT METADATA
Understanding the mechanisms of natural events, such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, and floods, is important for the United States and the world at large. Natural disasters ...


27. Maryland safeMAP [mdsafemap]
Maryland safeMAP is a Web mapping application that provides useful and freely available geographic data to the public in the event of an emergency. safeMAP was developed by the Geospatial Research ...


28. Natural Hazards Support System [USGS_NHSS]
The Natural Hazards Support System (NHSS) enables users to monitor and analyze natural hazards events as they are occurring anywhere on the Earth. For example, as a hurricane nears shoreline, NHSS ...


29. Natural Hazards and Vulnerabilities Atlas [PDC_NHVA]
The Pacific Disaster Center's (PDC) Asia Pacific Natural Hazards and Vulnerabilities Atlas is an interactive, geospatial mapping tool and database for natural hazards and vulnerabilities ...


30. Pacific Disaster Center's World Disaster Alerts [PDC_APP_DIS_ALERT]
The Disaster Alert (by Pacific Disaster Center) provides a listing and an interactive map of Active Hazards occurring around the globe. Additional hazard information can be viewed and shared. The ...


31. American Red Cross: Disaster Services [red_cross-disasters]   CHILD METADATA
American Red Cross responds immediately to more than 67,000 disasters, including house or apartment fires (the majority of disaster responses), hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, tornadoes, hazardous ...


32. Be Prepared - Project Impact; Teton County, Wyoming [WYOMING_IMPACT]
The Teton County, Wyoming Project Impact combines the resources of individuals, schools, churches and local businesses into a community-wide program that helps prepare for, and protect against, natural ...


33. Emergency Operations Portal [USGS_EROS_EO]
The USGS EROS Emergency Operations Portal allows users to explore critical pre- and post-disaster images and datasets online for immediate viewing and downloading. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) ...


34. WHO's Disaster Management and Health Crises Information [WHO-EHA]
The World Health Organization's Department of Emergency and Humanitarian Action Web site provides up-to-date details about ongoing health crises around the world, as well as articles from its EHA ...


35. World Mapper: A Collection of World Thematic Maps [WORLDMAPPER]
Worldmapper is a collection of world maps in which territories are re- sized according to different subjects, illustrating individual territories' share of the world's population, wealth, emissions, ...


36. ShakeCast - An Application for Automating ShakeMap Delivery to Critical Users and Facilitating Notification of Shaking Levels [USGS_ShakeCast]
ShakeCast is a freely available, post-earthquake situational awareness application that automatically retrieves earthquake shaking data from ShakeMap, compares intensity measures against users' facilities, ...


37. Earthquake Information Distribution System (EIDS) [USGS_EIDS]
The Earthquake Information Distribution System (EIDS) provides a method for receiving earthquake data over the Internet in near-real time. EIDS replaces the Quake Data Distribution System (QDDS) and ...


38. Software for Slope Performance During an Earthquake [USGS_slope_perf]
The Slope Performance During an Earthquake software is designed to allow users to conduct Newmark sliding-block analysis and simplified decoupled analysis to estimate co-seismic slope displacements. ...


39. HAZPAC: An Interactive Map of the Pacific Basin: People, Infrastructure, Natural Hazards [HazPac]
(Adapted from CTR's homepage) HazPac, GIS map database: Geographic Information System (GIS) maps that allow visualization of Pacific Rim geohazards, demographics, infrastructure and economics. HazPac ...


40. China Earthquake Geospatial Research Portal [CEGRP]
This portal has been established in response to the severe earthquake that struck Sichuan, China on May 12th 2008. Recognizing that the event has had tragic consequences for the people in the effected ...


41. HAZUS-MH Earthquake Model [HAZUS_MH_EARTHQUAKE]
The HAZUS-MH earthquake model estimates damage and loss to buildings, lifelines and essential facilities from scenario and probabilistic earthquakes, including: 1. Ground shaking and ground failure ...


42. The Sumatra Earthquake and Tsunami Lab [Sumatra_Lab]
In this lab you'll study seismograms from 3 different seismic stations recording the magnitude 9.0 Sumatra earthquake of December 26th, 2004. By comparing the arrival times of the P and S waves on ...


43. Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Calculation Software [USGS_HAZSOFT]
The Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Calculation Software was used to construct the 1996 National Seismic Hazard Maps. The USGS provides seismic hazard assessments for the U.S. and areas around the world. ...


44. Volcano Lessons [USGS_EGSC_VOLCANO]
This teaching packet reflects the goals of the National Science Education Standards developed by the National Research Council. These standards recommend that middle school students be able to understand ...


45. Open Seismic Hazard Analysis [USGS_OPENSHA]
The Open Seismic Hazard Analysis is an effort to develop object-oriented, web and GUI-enabled, open-source, and freely available code for conducting Seismic Hazard Analyses (SHA). Our ...


46. The Dynamic Planet: A Teaching Companion [USGS_dynamicplanet]
Since ancient times, the name Terra Firma (meaning "solid ground" in Latin) sometimes has been and occasionally still is used for planet Earth. While our planet is for the most part "solid" and firm, ...


47. Earthquake Risk Model (EQRM) [EQRM]
Earthquake Risk Model (EQRM) is capable of earthquake scenario ground motion and scenario loss modeling as well as probabilistic seismic hazard (PSHA) and risk (PSRA) modeling. It is a product of ...


48. Comprehensive Areal Model of Earthquake Induced Landslides (CAMEL) [USGS_CAMEL]
This report describes the complete design of a comprehensive areal model of earthquake induced landslides (CAMEL). This report presents the design process, technical specification of CAMEL, and a ...


49. Quake Data Merge Real Time Merged Catalog (QDM) [USGS_QDM]
The Quake Data Merge Real Time Merged Catalog (QDM) software receives earthquake summary information and additional text from seismographic networks, eliminates duplicate and redundant information ...


50. PAGER: Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response [USGS_PAGER]
The Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) system provides estimates of the number of people and the names of cities exposed to severe shaking following significant earthquakes ...


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