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Geology Research and Information

Data, software, and standards

Data | Software | Standards




U.S. and World earthquake information -

National seismic hazard maps (national maps of ground motion) -

Quaternary fault and fold database of the U.S. -

ShakeMap (regional maps of ground motion and shaking intensity) -

Center for Engineering Strong-Motion Data -

Latest Earthquakes -

National Earthquake Information Center -

Monitoring and Research -


Most Recent Updates for U.S. Volcanoes -


Natural Resources


Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data -

Mineral Resource Data System (MRDS) -

National Geochemical Survey database -

National Geophysical Database -

National Geophysical Data Products -


National Assessment of Oil and Gas Resources (NOGA) -

National Coal Resources Data System -

Seismic Database (National Energy Research Seismic Laboratory) -

World Petroleum Assessment -

Produced Waters Database -

Organic Geochemistry Data Base -

Downloadable data (links to more Energy data) -



Landscapes and Coasts

Climate Change

Data Sets -

Geologic Mapping

National Geologic Map Database -

Geoscience Map Catalog -

Coastal Marine Geology

Coastal and Marine Geology Program Internet Map Server and GIS Data -

National Archive of Marine Seismic Surveys (NAMSS) -

Marine Realms Information Bank -

Coastal and Marine Geology Infobank (portal of data and software) -

usSEABED (marine sediment and rock distribution) -

Marine Aggregate Resources and Processes (links to datasets) -

Hurricanes and Extreme Storms -



Geology Core Research Center -


Astrogeology Data -




Earthquake analysis software -

Geophysical data processing software -

Woods Hole Science Center software -

Isis: Planetary image processing software -

Spectroscopy software -

Formal metadata information and software -

Software for landslide assessments and modeling -

Global sea-surface temperature and sea-ice concentration: data display software -

Software for simulating bedforms and cross-bedding -

VolQuake: Plotting and visualization software for volcanic earthquakes -

Remote video monitoring: Image processing software tools -

ANALOG: A program for estimating paleoclimate parameters using the method of modern analogs -

Gaussian statistics for paleomagnetic vectors -


Geochemical reference standards -

Geologic map standards -



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