|United States Geological Survey, Earthquake Hazards Program-Northern California: Hazards & Preparedness|
This page points to a number of reports and maps on earthquake hazards, prediction, and preparedness. The page is mainly about Northern California including the San Francisco Bay area, but also including some items on Southern California and Alaska, as well as general articles on the topics. Map types include seismic hazards maps, shaking hazards maps, and shaking intensity maps. Related programs are also referenced. Other links include, latest earthquake information, general earthquake information, and earthquake research.
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-275
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Contact: Ms Susan Garcia
United States Geological Survey, Western Earthquake Hazards Team