Natural Hazards

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Date published: October 17, 2019
Status: Completed

What if the ShakeAlert Earthquake Early Warning System Had Been Operating During the M6.9 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake?

How will ShakeAlert® likely perform now on a large earthquake impacting a major urban area? How much warning will you get? To answer this, let’s do a thought experiment...

Date published: October 17, 2019
Status: Active

Resources: EXPRESS

Along the U.S. west coast, the Pacific Ocean, ocean floor, and winds above contain potentially vast energy and mineral resources. Developing these resources safely and wisely requires detailed information for each area of interest. One goal of EXPRESS is to inform ocean...

Date published: October 17, 2019
Status: Active

Hazards: EXPRESS

Marine geohazards including earthquakes, landslides, and tsunamis lie offshore of densely populated areas of California, Oregon, and Washington. One goal of EXPRESS is to improve assessments of these hazards.

Date published: October 11, 2019
Status: Active

Soil Type and Shaking Hazard in the San Francisco Bay Area

  

Date published: October 11, 2019
Status: Active

Liquefaction Hazard Maps

Overview

Liquefaction is a phenomenon that is caused by earthquake shaking. Wet sand can become liquid-like when strongly shaken. The liquefied sand may flow and the ground may move and crack, causing damage to surface structures and underground utilities.

Date published: October 10, 2019
Status: Active

Urban Seismic Hazards

  

Date published: October 9, 2019
Status: Completed

Thailand Seismic Hazard Workshop - 2007

January 16-19, 2007 - Chulalongkorn University

Date published: October 9, 2019
Status: Completed

Next Generation Attenuation (NGA) Relationships Workshop - 2006

PEER Facility, Richmond, CA - September 25-26, 2006

Date published: October 9, 2019
Status: Completed

Central and Eastern U.S. Workshop - 2006

May, 2006

Date published: October 9, 2019
Status: Completed

Pacific Northwest Workshop - 2006

March 28-29, 2006 - Jackson Federal Building, Downtown Seattle

Date published: October 9, 2019
Status: Completed

Workshop on Hazard from Induced Seismicity

Co-hosted by the Oklahoma Geological Survey and the USGS

Midwest City, OK

November 17th 2014: Field trip
November 18th 2014: Workshop
November 19th 2014: Internal meeting to discuss workshop content

Date published: October 9, 2019
Status: Completed

Pacific Northwest Workshop - 2012

March 21-22, 2012

South Campus Center, University of Washington, Seattle