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Topographic Slope as a Proxy for Seismic Site-Conditions and Amplification Around the Globe
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_2007_1357


Summary
Abstract: It is well-known that large global earthquakes can have a dramatic effect on local communities and the built environment. Moreover, ground motions amplified by surficial materials can exacerbate the situation, often making the difference between minor and major damage. For a real-time earthquake impact alert system, such as Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) (Wald and ... View entire text
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Description: Get report and data for the Topographic Slope as a Proxy for Seismic Site-Conditions (VS30) and Amplification Around the Globe.

Description: The PAGER system provides estimates of the number of people and the names of cities exposed to severe shaking following significant earthquakes worldwide.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Trevor I. Allen and David J. Wald
Dataset Title: Topographic Slope as a Proxy for Seismic Site-Conditions and Amplification Around the Globe
Dataset Series Name: Open File Report
Dataset Release Date: 2007-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: Not provided
Issue Identification: 2007-1357
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1357/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
Data Set Progress
ACTIVE
Data Center
Open File Services Section, Publications Warehouse, Eastern Region, Publications, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ASK USGS
Phone: 1-888-275-8747
Email: ask at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
City: Reston
Province or State: Virginia
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: PDF
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1-888-275-8747
Email: ask at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
City: Reston
Province or State: Virginia
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-11-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-02


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