Natural Hazards

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Date published: September 19, 2019
Status: Active

Using Video Imagery to Study Coastal Change: Sunset State Beach

Two video cameras overlook the coast at Sunset State Beach in Watsonville, California. Camera 1 looks northwest while Camera 2 looks north. The cameras are part of the Remote Sensing Coastal Change project.

Date published: September 16, 2019
Status: Completed

Quaternary Fault and Fold Database Contributors

  

Date published: September 16, 2019
Status: Active

ANSS Depot Supported Equipment

 List of ANSS depot supported equipment.

Date published: September 16, 2019
Status: Active

ANSS Depot Requests

  

Date published: September 9, 2019
Status: Completed

Geophysics Institutions Throughout the World

A list of geophysiscs institutions around the world.

Date published: September 4, 2019
Status: Active

Real-Time Storm Response

Coastal change forecasts and pre- and post-storm photos documenting coastal change for landfalling storms. Currently responding to Hurricane Dorian.

Contacts: Kara Doran
Date published: August 28, 2019
Status: Completed

M9.0 December 26, 2004 Northern Sumatra

   

Date published: August 28, 2019
Status: Active

Using Video Imagery to Study Wave Dynamics: Unalakleet

Two video cameras overlook the coast from atop a windmill tower in Unalakleet, Alaska where they look westward over Norton Sound.

Date published: August 26, 2019
Status: Completed

Loma Prieta Earthquake Professional Papers

The four Loma Prieta Earthquake Professional Papers, which were published as multiple chapters, comprehensively document the magnitude 6.9 earthquake in California that shook the San Francisco and Monterey Bay regions on October 17, 1989. They contain almost 3000 pages written by 401 investigators of the earthquake. The investigations were funded by a special Congressional appropriation to the...

Date published: August 26, 2019
Status: Completed

Earthquake Animations

Animations for earthquake terms and concepts.

Contacts: Lisa A Wald
Date published: August 23, 2019
Status: Active

Coral Reef Project: Puerto Rico

To better understand how waves move across coral reefs and cause flooding on tropical shorelines, USGS scientists have installed video cameras and oceanographic instruments off San Juan and Rincón, Puerto Rico. Their work is part of a study funded by USGS after Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The offshore instruments measure wave heights and speeds; the onshore video cameras show where waves break...

Date published: August 21, 2019
Status: Active

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