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Hazards
USGS provides detailed fact sheets, research reports and case studies of coastal erosion caused by El Nino events in California. Other natural hazards are also covered, including earthquakes, tsunami, and landslides, illustrated with maps, photos, animated simulations, extensive links to resources by experts. Sort by topic to see all entries about coastal issues, environmental issues, mapping and data, natural hazards, and other subjects.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
    • Photograph
    • Video
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
    • Abstract / Summary
  • Portal:
    • Educational
    • Government
  • Services:
    • Ask an expert
  • Dataset:
    • Remotely sensed
Subject:
  • Climatology
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other use information is unknown. Please consult the resource directly for the latest information.
DLESE Catalog ID: BRIDGE-1141
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Creating Effective Web-based Learning Resources in the Geosciences'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Coastal and Marine Geology Program