Geologic Hazards Science Center


The Geologic Hazards Science Center (GHSC) is located in Golden, Colorado, on the Colorado School of Mines campus. The National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC) is housed in the GHSC. The Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory is also administered from the GHSC.

small concrete room with metal seismic instruments

The mission of the Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory (ASL) is to support the operation and maintenance of seismic networks. As part of this mission, the ASL is responsible for the USGS-portion of the Global Seismographic Network (GSN) and the ANSS backbone network.

Photo of front of the Geologic Hazards Science Center building

The Geologic Hazards Science Center (GHSC), on the Colorado School of Mines campus, is home to the National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC), as well as the Geomagnetism Program staff, and many scientists in the Landslide Hazards Program. The Global Seismographic Network (GSN) is also operated nearby in Albuquerque, NM.