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Five moderate-to-strong earthquakes struck California in June 2005. Could the cluster of quakes be a harbinger of the Big One? Another earthquake-prone area, New Madrid, near Memphis, Tennessee, has had more than its share of impressive quakes and strain is building along its fault lines. This radio broadcast discusses these two seismic zones, the new data based on years of GPS (Global Positioning ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Radio broadcast
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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Search this NOAA database for historical and real-time water level data from coastal monitoring stations throughout the U.S. and in selected international sites. Provides tide level information and sea level trend plots. Can also access oceanographic, meteorological and astronomical data, including: air and water temperature; wind speed; barometric pressure; moon phase and moon/sun positions. Note: ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Physical oceanography
 
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The National Weather Service provides weather and marine data from buoys surrounding North America, the Carribean, and Great Britain. Historical and realtime data are featured. Data include wind, waves, atmospheric pressure, air and water temperature, and dewpoint. Frequently Asked Questions explain how the marine stations collect and transmit data, how quality is assured, and how the National Data ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Visualization - scientific, In-situ dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Chemistry, Climatology, Environmental science, Natural hazards, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography, Physics, Technology
 
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The United States Geological Survey (USGS) supports a variety of networks for monitoring earthquakes and crustal deformation. These include the Advanced National Seismic System (ANSS), which provides uniform broadband and strong-motion coverage of the continental U.S.; the National Strong Motion Program (NSMP), which is responsible for recording damaging earthquakes in the United States on the ground ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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The National Weather Service web page provides access to a vast array of weather and climate information. Their services include current weather data, forecast information and products, and severe weather warnings. There are also links to regional National Weather Service web sites and specialized weather and prediction services. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Natural hazards
 
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WINDandSEA is an oceanic and atmospheric sciences internet locator built by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Library and is meant to make internet searching more efficient. WINDandSEA topics include air pollution and quality, astronomical navigation and sunrise/sunset information, coastal studies, geoscience, history of oceanic and atmospheric sciences, mapping and charting, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Clearinghouse
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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This United States Geological Survey (USGS) on-line publication highlights the volcanic hazards facing the people living on the Island of Hawaii. These hazards include lava flows, explosive eruptions, volcanic smog, earthquakes and tsunamis. This report discusses these hazards, the volcanoes of Mauna Loa and Kilauea, and the work of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory to monitor and issue warnings to ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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Information given in this United States Geological Survey (USGS) publication includes a description of volcano landslides, how they are generated, and their effects on surrounding areas. Case studies of specific volcano landslides are linked from this page, including Mt. St. Helens, Otake in Japan, Huila in Columbia, Mt. Rainier, and Casita in Nicaragua. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This article, entitled Earth: All Stressed Out, dicusses the reasons for crustal movement, the different types of faults and seismic waves, and an explanation of how the damage is caused. The article includes several animations that support the explanations, plus a video taken during a destructive California earthquake. There are also three sidebars that support the article. They are Learning from ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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