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This database contains a collection of USGS videos and animations that provides a broad representation of USGS research available through visual media. With one exception, all the products in this database are considered public domain and may be viewed or reproduced free of charge. Contents are...
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Preliminary computer simulation of the landslide that occurred on March 22, 2014 along State Route 530 near Oso, Washington. Credit: David L. George and Richard M. Iverson, US Geological Survey Cascades Volcano Observatory.
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The Global Seismographic Network is a permanent digital network of state-of-the-art seismological and geophysical sensors connected by a telecommunications network, serving as a multi-use scientific facility and societal resource for monitoring, research, and education.
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Published in 2014
This video will help you learn to read seismograms.
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From aftershocks to wavefronts, this site will help you to vizualize complex processes.
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US Topo maps repackage geographic information system (GIS) data in traditional map form; this benefits non-specialist map users, as well as applications that need traditional maps. Read more about topographic maps, view and learn what different symbols mean, and find out how maps can be purchased.
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This website has great maps of tectonic plates and shake maps where earthquakes are likely to occur. Learn and explore everything about earthquakes.
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Input parameters into the map viewer and see data related to land use and coverage, hydrology, transportation, structures, elevation index, and natural hazards.
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Query and order satellite images, aerial photographs, and cartographic products.
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View the most recent events or search for past earthquakes.
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QuickTime animations from computer models of earthquakes.
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This geonarrative highlights six volcanoes in the western United States: Yellowstone, Three Sisters, Crater Lake, Medicine Lake, Lassen Peak, and Mammoth Mountain. Each volcano has been studied extensively, and the resulting geologic maps are the products of years of field mapping and laboratory...
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Published in 2006
Our Earth is a dynamic planet, as clearly illustrated on the main map by its topography, over 1,500 volcanoes, 44,000 earthquakes, and 170 impact craters. These features largely reflect the movements of Earth’s major tectonic plates and many smaller plates or fragments of plates (including...
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