Potential dangers from both natural processes (e.g., earthquakes, floods, and climate change) and human impacts on the environment.
Executive summary, workshop: seismic and tsunami hazard in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands [ More info] Summary of workshop with links to reports that are recommendations for future projects.
Geologic hazards at volcanoes [ More info] Poster diagram showing the various hazards that accompany volcanic activity as they relate to the structure of the volcano.
Geologic hazards team [ More info] An organizational unit within USGS that studies earthquakes, landslides, and geomagnetism. Contact information and descriptions of current research projects.
Geologic hazards: landslide images [ More info] Photographs of examples of landslides viewable online as 100-200kb or 800 x 600kb images.
Glaciers and glaciations - ice sheets, glacial lakes, tuyas - jökulhlaups and glacial hazards [ More info] Links to background information on glaciers, glacier hazards, ice sheets and glaciations, glacial lakes, specific glaciers, terminology, bibliographies, and related useful links.
Ground-shaking hazard from earthquakes [ More info] Postcard available for downloading and printing.
Landslide Hazards in the Seattle, Washington, Area [ More info] Explains how and why landslides occur in this area, and what can be done to forecast and mitigate them.
Landslide Hazards Program [ More info] Research program designed to improve understanding of the causes of ground failure so that the hazards associated with landslides can be mitigated or avoided.
Landslide hazards: Frequently Asked Questions [ More info] Answers to common questions about landslides and the hazards they pose.
National Assessment of Coastal Change Hazards [ More info] The National Assessment of Coastal Change Hazards is a multi-year undertaking to identify and quantify the vulnerability of U.S. shorelines to coastal change hazards such as the effects of severe storms, sea-level rise, and shoreline erosion and retreat.
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