Geologic Hazards Science Center

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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.

National Earthquake Information Center

National Earthquake Information Center

The NEIC determines the location and size of all significant earthquakes that occur worldwide and disseminates this information immediately, collects and provides a seismic database, and pursues an active research program.

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Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory

Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory

The mission of the 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.

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room with monitors and posters

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.

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Information to help you plan your visit to the Geologic Hazards Science Center in Golden, Colorado.