NATURAL HAZARD DATA BASE RESOURCES & RESEARCH

NATURAL HAZARD DATA BASE RESOURCES & RESEARCH

Postby salsinawi » Wed Jun 06, 2007 11:11 pm

NATURAL HAZARD DATA BASE RESOURCES & RESEARCH

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Center for Integration of Natural Disaster Information
Recent natural disaster information from the USGS. Also contains links to general hazard resources.
http://cindi.usgs.gov
Natural Disaster Reference Database
Bibliographic database on research, programs, and results which relate to the use of satellite remote sensing for disaster mitgation.
http://ltpwww.gsfc.nasa.gov/ndrd
Natural Disasters: Destructive Forces of Nature
This is a fun, interesting, and highly educational resource to learn all about Natural Disasters and the effects that they have on our planet.
http://www.thinkquest.org/library/lib/s ... rames.html
Natural Hazards .org - Atmospheric and Geologic Hazards Information
Information on all types of atmospheric and geologic hazards with links to additional educational resources and active warning sources.
http://www.naturalhazards.org
b]Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup [/b]
Not-for-profit coalition of private and public representatives working together to improve the ability of Cascadia Region communities to reduce the effects of earthquake events.
http://www.crew.org
b]The Natural Hazards Center [/b]
Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Information on human adaptation to disaster.
http://www.colorado.edu/hazards
Natural Hazards Center at Pennsylvania State University
This research and education center brings together a diverse group to develop and implement cross-disciplinary studies in hazard evaluation, forecasting, and mitigation.
http://www.essc.psu.edu/hazards
*Natural Hazards Databases at NGDC
This database, from NOAA and the National Geophysical Data Center, provides extensive post-event information on many types of natural hazards.
http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/seg/hazard/hazards.shtml
Asynchronous Learning Netwowrk
Educational portal with Earth Science courses including natural disasters and environmental geology.
http://www.fiu.edu/~longoria/self-p
Natural Hazards Project of the Organization of American States
Outlines projects being undertaken in the Western Hemisphere to evaluate vulnerabilities (particularly to flooding) and provide mitigation.
http://www.oas.org/nhp
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