Natural Hazards

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Date published: October 8, 2019
Status: Completed

Earthquake Early Warning – Fine-Tuning for Best Alerts

The goal of an earthquake early warning (EEW) system is to provide an alert to people and automatic systems after an earthquake begins but before the shaking reaches their location. As the USGS and its partners are developing an EEW system, called ShakeAlert®, for the West Coast, the benefits, costs, capabilities, and limitations are being investigated. Two recent studies explored the...

Date published: October 3, 2019
Status: Active

National Seismic Hazard Model Project Team

Staff and collaborators on the National Seismic Hazard Model Team

Date published: October 2, 2019
Status: Completed

Summary of 1811-1812 New Madrid Earthquakes Sequence

  

Date published: October 2, 2019
Status: Completed

1811-1812 New Madrid, Missouri Earthquakes

Details about the New Madrid, Missouri Earthquakes.

Date published: September 30, 2019
Status: Completed

Could the M7.1 Ridgecrest, CA Earthquake Sequence Trigger a Large Earthquake Nearby?

Release Date: SEPTEMBER 30, 2019

Two of the first questions that come to mind for anyone who just felt an earthquake are, “Will there be another one?” and “Will it be larger?”.

Date published: September 25, 2019
Status: Active

Global Earthquake-Triggered Ground Failure Inventory Database

Earthquake-triggered ground-failure, such as landsliding and liquefaction, can contribute significantly to losses, but our current ability to accurately include them in earthquake hazard analyses is limited.

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 6, 2019
Status: Active

PS-CoSMoS: Puget Sound Coastal Storm Modeling System

The CoSMoS model is currently available for most of the California coast and is now being expanded to support the 4.5 million coastal residents of the Puget Sound region, with emphasis on the communities bordering the sound.