Awareness of the consequences of hazards and actions to be taken before, during, or after hazards occur or are encountered.
- U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Western Region: Santa Barbara Channel Coastal and Ocean Science [More info]
- Overview of USGS research addressing a broad range of coastal and marine issues in the Santa Barbara Channel and vicinity, California.
- USGS news and information on El Nino [More info]
- Information sources on El Nino effects such as landslides, coastal hazards, floods. Includes links to maps and images.