Awareness of the consequences of hazards and actions to be taken before, during, or after hazards occur or are encountered.
The great 1906 earthquake, 100 years later [ More info] Annotated list of resources about the great earthquake of 1906, which caused significant devastation in and around San Francisco, California, compiled for the 100th anniversary of the disaster.
The Hayward fault - Is it due for a repeat of the powerful 1868 earthquake? [ More info] Preparing for earthquakes along this important fault requires studying the history of its movement and its geology, as well as understanding how society has built the area around it.
Topics in coastal and marine sciences: Coastal erosion [ More info] Topics in Coastal and Marine Sciences provides background science materials, definitions, and links to give a common context for users from a variety of backgrounds. Coastal erosion was chosen as the first topic.
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Western Region Coastal and Ocean Science [ More info] Overview of USGS research addressing a broad range of coastal and marine issues in California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii.
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Western Region: Alaska Coastal and Ocean Science [ More info] Overview of USGS research addressing a broad range of coastal and marine issues in Alaska.
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.
UCERF3: A new earthquake forecast for California's complex fault system [ More info] Explains how we estimate the probability of earthquakes in the state of California. The underlying scientific model was improved to account for factors that can affect the severity of earthquakes.
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.
Using science to strengthen our Nation's resilience to tomorrow's challenges: understanding and preparing for coastal impacts [ More info] Specific steps that USGS is taking to gather scientific information that will help coastal communities prepare for changes, both sudden, like hurricanes, and gradual, like rising sea level.
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