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Data Access Tools

Data Access Tools include APIs and search and query forms. 

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SLAB2.0 Interactive Map

Subduction zones are home to the most seismically active faults on the planet. The shallow megathrust interface of subduction zones host our largest earthquakes, and are the only faults capable of M9+ ruptures.

National Strong Motion Data

Processed strong-motion records of engineering interest are available at the Center for Engineering Strong Motion Data (CESMD).

U.S. Vs30 Map Viewer

Vs30, the time-averaged shear-wave velocity (Vs) in the upper 30 meters, is a key index adopted by the earthquake engineering community to account for seismic site conditions. USGS has compiled measured VS30 funded by the USGS and other governmental agencies for 4389 sites in the United States.

Latest Earthquakes

Latest earthquakes map and list (default view is past 24 hours, M2.5+). Tap/click on "gear icon" for options and settings.
 

Earthquake Notifications, Feeds, and Web Services

Know about earthquakes just after they happen in real-time via txt message, email, or social media. Plus, get everything you might need to add these earthquake alerts into your own web applications.

Search Earthquake Catalog

Find past earthquakes and earthquake lists from specific locations and time windows. Results available in a variety of formats.

Geonarrative: Nontidal Network Mapper

The Nontidal Network Mapper geonarrative is a data-driven, interactive narrative that shares the short-term water-year nutrient and suspended-sediment load and trend results for the Chesapeake Bay Program’s non-tidal network (NTN). The mapper provides the primary findings for nitrogen, phosphorus and suspended-sediment trends, and gives the user tools to further examine results.

ScienceBase

ScienceBase is data and information management infrastructure that enables data upload, documentation, sharing, and dynamic data services using standards-compliant methods and technological components. ScienceBase furnishes a foundation for data stewardship, government open data, and scientific discovery.

ScienceBase Data Release Tool

The ScienceBase Data Release (SBDR) Tool allows users to create a ScienceBase landing page and reserve a digital object identifier (DOI) for their data release by completing a simple form.

mdToolkit

mdToolkit is a suite of metadata tools that enable scientists in the authoring of metadata according to the ISO 19115+ standard and assist organizations in transitioning from the deprecated CSDGM standard to the more robust and modern ISO standards.

USGS Chesapeake Bay Studies - Data Catalog

The Chesapeake Data Catalog Application is designed to allow users to identify and interact with datasets used in and across efforts related to the USGS Chesapeake Bay Watershed studies. Metadata gathered for items included in the Catalog for which this app was developed are intended to inform users of dataset details, indicate best practice

Persistent Identifier Registration Tool

The Persistent Identifier Registration (PIR) Tool allows USGS personnel to generate or register unique, persistent identifiers (PIDs) and unique persistent URLs (PURLs) for USGS metadata, images, and models. USGS PIDs make our research more Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable (FAIR).