Natural Hazards

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Date published: July 29, 2019
Status: Completed

What are the Effects of Earthquakes?

The effects from earthquakes include ground shaking, surface faulting, ground failure, and less commonly, tsunamis.

Date published: July 29, 2019
Status: Completed

Earthquake Legends

  

Date published: July 29, 2019
Status: Completed

Sonic Booms

  

Date published: July 29, 2019
Status: Completed

Animals & Earthquake Prediction

Can animals predict an earthquake?

Date published: July 17, 2019
Status: Active

Earthquake Photo Collections

  

Date published: July 17, 2019
Status: Completed

Earthquake Travel Times

  

Date published: July 16, 2019
Status: Completed

The New Madrid Seismic Zone

  

Date published: July 16, 2019
Status: Completed

Magnitude Types

  

Date published: July 15, 2019
Status: Active

USGS science supporting the Elwha River Restoration Project

The Elwha River Restoration Project...

... has reconnected the water, salmon, and sediment of a pristine river and coast of the Olympic Peninsula of Washington. Coordinated by the National Park Service, restoration of the Elwha River included the removal of two large dams that had blocked salmon and sediment passage for almost 100 years. The largest dam removal in U.S. history began in...

Date published: July 15, 2019
Status: Active

Sediment Transport in Coastal Environments

Our research goals are to provide the scientific information, knowledge, and tools required to ensure that decisions about land and resource use, management practices, and future development in the coastal zone and adjacent watersheds can be evaluated with a complete understanding of the probable effects on coastal ecosystems and communities, and a full assessment of their vulnerability to...

Date published: July 15, 2019
Status: Active

EXPRESS: Expanding Pacific Research and Exploration of Submerged Systems

EXPRESS is a multi-year, multi-institution cooperative research campaign in deep sea areas of California, Oregon, and Washington, including the continental shelf and slope. EXPRESS data and information are intended to guide wise use of living marine resources and habitats, inform ocean energy and mineral resource decisions, and improve offshore hazard assessments.

Date published: July 15, 2019
Status: Active

Global Ocean Mineral Resources

Addressing issues concerning mineral resources that occur within the Exclusive Economic Zone of Pacific coastal States, Pacific islands of U.S. affiliation, and areas beyond national jurisdictions.