Unified Interior Regions

California

States L2 Landing Page Tabs

Filter Total Items: 1,150
Image of the front page of Sound Waves, Jan. - Feb. 2011
March 22, 2019

Sound Waves, Jan. - Feb. 2011

The stories in the Jan. - Feb. 2011 issue of Sound Waves:

https://archive.usgs.gov/archive/sites/soundwaves.usgs.gov/2011/01/

Projected Losses of Arctic Sea Ice and Polar Bear Habitat May Be Reduced if Greenhouse-Gas Emissions are

Image of ten minutes of video that highlights the brightest pixel values in the video, like the wave froth on the beach.

Sunset State Beach Video Camera 2 Bright Image

Bright image from video camera along Sunset State Beach in Watsonville, CA, looking north. This bright image shows the brightest pixel values throughout a 10-minute video sequence. Learn more about the cameras and how we're using them to study coastal change

...
Wes Hildreth at Long Valley Caldera...

Wes Hildreth at Long Valley Caldera

Wes Hildreth is an expert when it comes to studying the Long Valley Caldera. Here, he is standing on Tertiary basalt lava flows on the north rim of the caldera, view to the southeast with Lake Crowley visible in the center of the caldera, and McGee Mountain above the lake on the skyline.

Mount Konocti, a 1,312 m (4,305 ft) mountain on the eastern shore o...

Mount Konocti, a 1,312 m (4,305 ft) mountain on the eastern shore o...

Mt. Konocti erupted during the most recent stage of volcanism (01. Ma to 10,000 years ago), and a future eruption from the same site would be devastating to the nearby inhabitants.

Camera 2, Santa Cruz, California Cowells Beach time-averaged image from video camera looking at the sandy beach and ocean.

Santa Cruz Cowells Beach Webcam Time-Averaged Image

Video camera time-exposure image at Cowells Beach in Santa Cruz, California, looking southward. Learn more about the cameras and how we're using them to study coastal change.

...
Image of the front page of Sound Waves, Dec. 2010
March 25, 2019

Sound Waves, Dec. 2010

The stories in the Dec. 2010 issue of Sound Waves:

https://archive.usgs.gov/archive/sites/soundwaves.usgs.gov/2010/12/

California Sea Otter Numbers Drop Again

Search for Evidence of Prehistoric Tsunamis and Great Earthquakes on Chirikof Island,

Image of ten minutes of video that highlights the changes in the darkest pixel values in the video.

Sunset State Beach Video Camera 1 Dark Image

Dark image from video camera along Sunset State Beach in Watsonville, CA, looking northwest. This dark image shows the darkest pixel values throughout a 10-minute video sequence. Learn more about the cameras and how we're using them to study coastal change

...
Little Borax Lake, along the western shore of Clear Lake, Californi...

Little Borax Lake, along the western shore of Clear Lake, CA, is a ...

The lake formed after an eruption occurred through a landslide deposit on the southeastern shore of the lake. Little Borax Lake is presently in the center of Buckingham Golf Course on the northern slope of Mount Konocti.

Icon made to look like a zipper on piece of paper is being unzipped, with the word ZIP at the bottom of the paper.
January 1, 2014

CoSMoS Southern California flooding hazard scenarios

ZIP file (3.6 MB) contains three files when uncompressed: 

  • an essential readme.txt file and
  • model projections of two Southern California flooding hazard scenarios:
     - ARkStorm, and
     - January 2010 El Niño and Sea-Level Rise.

For more information, see