Natural Hazards

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Date published: August 11, 2019
Status: Active

Earthquake Hazards Program Management

Meet the Program Managers!

Date published: August 6, 2019
Status: Active

Coastal System Change at Fire Island, New York

Fire Island is a 50-km long barrier island along the south shore of Long Island, New York. The island is comprised of seventeen year-round communities; federal, state, and county parks; and supports distinct ecosystems alongside areas of economic and cultural value. In addition to providing resources to its residents, the barrier island also protects the heavily-populated mainland from storm...

Date published: August 6, 2019
Status: Completed

The Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

  

Date published: August 6, 2019
Status: Active

Earthquake Hazards 201 - Technical Q&A

A list of technical questions & answers about earthquake hazards.

Date published: August 5, 2019
Status: Completed

The Great M7.9 1857 Fort Tejon Earthquake

The Last "Big One"

Date published: August 5, 2019
Status: Completed

M5.8 August 23, 2011 Mineral, Virginia

On August 23, 2011 tens of millions of people along the East Coast suddenly felt the earth shaking from the largest earthquake in the eastern U.S. since the M5.8 earthquake in 1944 near Cornwall and Massena, New York.

Date published: August 1, 2019
Status: Active

Using Video Imagery to Study Wave Dynamics: Unalakleet

Two video cameras overlook the coast from atop a windmill tower in Unalakleet, Alaska where they look westward over Norton Sound.

Date published: July 29, 2019
Status: Active

CoSMoS 3.1: Central California

CoSMoS v3.1 for central California shows projections for future climate scenarios (sea-level rise and storms)

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