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This United States Geological Survey (USGS) on-line publication highlights the events and aftermath of the June 15, 1991 eruption of Mt. Pinatubo in the Philippines, which was the second-largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century. This report discusses the precursors to the 1991 eruption including the occurrence of earthquakes, dome growth and steam emissions. The explosive eruptions from June ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Report
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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Website of USGS' Coastal and Marine Geology Program. Site features an easy to use interactive resource locator with pull down menus. Resources are broken down by topic, region, and resource type. Information includes tsunamis, earthquakes, erosion, hurricanes, and much more. Information available for many different science disciplines. Access SoundWaves, USGS's monthly newsletter, and read impact ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Ref. material, Government portal
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental science, Geology, Mathematics, Physical oceanography, Physics, Technology
 
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At this site, users can read and view pictures and videos that explain the mechanisms that trigger tsunamis, how they travel across great distances of the ocean, and what damage they cause. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This USGS portal offers information about the origin, frequency, and distribution of natural geologic hazards and catastrophic events, and the resulting impacts on people, property, and the environment. Featured sites provide user-friendly information and graphics about earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides, El Nino, hurricanes, and erosion studies. Information is available about both general topics and ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, Abstract / Summary, Educational portal, Government portal, Ask an expert, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Climatology, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This guide provides directions to locations in Hayward, California where visitors can see evidence of creep along the Hayward Fault. There is also information about the earthquake hazards associated with fault zones, earthquake prediction, and landforms associated with offset along a fault. The guide is available in downloadable, printable format (PDF) in two resolutions Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Guide for field trip
Subject: Geology, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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This resource is a journal article about the impacts of minerals on human health. The article presents three recent examples of medical geology studies that illustrate the impacts of minerals and trace elements on human health. Topics covered include exposure to asbestos and soil fungus, hydroxylapatite (the mineral in bones), and exposure to toxic levels of trace elements. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Chemistry, Environmental science, Geochemistry
 
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This activity is designed to help students understand how a seismograph records the ground motion that accompanies an earthquake and other events that cause ground shaking. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, In-situ dataset
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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Through the Project Impact initiative, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) have formed a National Partnership in part aimed at providing multi-hazard maps and information to U.S. residents, business owners, schools, community groups, and local governments via the Internet. The primary attraction of this portal to geographic knowledge is ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Map
Subject: Physical geography, Natural hazards
 
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These two programs are available for free download from this website. Also included is the technical information users might need to have the program running in the classroom, including how to update the database of earthquakes. Seismic/eruption is a program that plots the epicenter of all earthquakes within a time period, geographic region, and magnitude chosen by the user. This program also does ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal
Resource type: Computer activity, Map, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset, Software
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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The Colorado Geological Survey (CGS) is an agency of state government within the Department of Natural Resources whose mission is to help reduce the impact of geologic hazards on the citizens of Colorado, to promote the responsible economic development of mineral and mineral fuel resources, to provide geologic insight into water resources, and to provide geologic advice and information to a variety ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Guide for field trip, Map, Photograph, Ref. material, Report
Subject: Geologic time, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Natural hazards
 
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