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Data, software, and standards

Data | Software | Standards

Data

Hazards

Earthquakes

U.S. and World earthquake information - http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/

National seismic hazard maps (national maps of ground motion) - http://earthquake.usgs.gov/research/hazmaps/

Quaternary fault and fold database of the U.S. - http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/qfaults/

ShakeMap (regional maps of ground motion and shaking intensity) - http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/shakemap/

Center for Engineering Strong-Motion Data - http://strongmotioncenter.org

Latest Earthquakes - http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/

National Earthquake Information Center - http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/neic/

Monitoring and Research - http://earthquake.usgs.gov/research/

Volcanoes

Most Recent Updates for U.S. Volcanoes - http://volcano.wr.usgs.gov/activity/status.php

 

Natural Resources

Minerals

Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data - http://mrdata.usgs.gov

Mineral Resource Data System (MRDS) - http://tin.er.usgs.gov/mrds/

National Geochemical Survey database - http://tin.er.usgs.gov/geochem/

National Geophysical Database - http://crustal.usgs.gov/projects/natlgeophydb/

National Geophysical Data Products - http://crustal.usgs.gov/geophysics/index.html

Energy

National Assessment of Oil and Gas Resources (NOGA) - http://energy.cr.usgs.gov/oilgas/noga/

National Coal Resources Data System - http://energy.er.usgs.gov/coal_quality/coal_databases.html

Seismic Database (National Energy Research Seismic Laboratory) - http://nerslweb.cr.usgs.gov/

World Petroleum Assessment - http://certmapper.cr.usgs.gov/rooms/we/index.jsp

Produced Waters Database - http://energy.cr.usgs.gov/prov/prodwat/

Organic Geochemistry Data Base - http://energy.cr.usgs.gov/prov/og/

Downloadable data (links to more Energy data) - http://energy.usgs.gov/data.html

 

 

Landscapes and Coasts

Climate Change

Data Sets - http://www.usgs.gov/climate_landuse/clu_rd/nex-dcp30.asp

Geologic Mapping

National Geologic Map Database - http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/

Geoscience Map Catalog - http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/ngmdb/ngm_catalog.ora.html

Coastal Marine Geology

Coastal and Marine Geology Program Internet Map Server and GIS Data - http://coastalmap.marine.usgs.gov/

National Archive of Marine Seismic Surveys (NAMSS) - http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/NAMSS/

Marine Realms Information Bank - http://mrib.usgs.gov/

Coastal and Marine Geology Infobank (portal of data and software) - http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/

usSEABED (marine sediment and rock distribution) - http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/usseabed/

Marine Aggregate Resources and Processes (links to datasets) - http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/project-pages/aggregates/

Hurricanes and Extreme Storms - http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/hurricanes/

 

Other

Geology Core Research Center - http://geology.cr.usgs.gov/crc/

Astrogeology

Astrogeology Data - http://astrogeology.usgs.gov/DataAndInformation/

 


   

Software

Earthquake analysis software - http://earthquake.usgs.gov/research/software/

Geophysical data processing software - http://crustal.usgs.gov/geophysics/software.html

Woods Hole Science Center software - http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/software.html

Isis: Planetary image processing software - http://isis.astrogeology.usgs.gov/

Spectroscopy software - http://speclab.cr.usgs.gov/software.html

Formal metadata information and software - http://geology.usgs.gov/tools/metadata/

Software for landslide assessments and modeling - http://landslides.usgs.gov/research/software.php

Global sea-surface temperature and sea-ice concentration: data display software - http://geology.usgs.gov/peter/ocean.shtml

Software for simulating bedforms and cross-bedding - http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/seds/software.html

VolQuake: Plotting and visualization software for volcanic earthquakes - http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/Products/SProdsComp.html

Remote video monitoring: Image processing software tools - http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/rvm/toolkit/

ANALOG: A program for estimating paleoclimate parameters using the method of modern analogs - http://geochange.er.usgs.gov/tools/analog/doc/analog.html

Gaussian statistics for paleomagnetic vectors - http://geomag.usgs.gov/software.php

Standards

Geochemical reference standards - http://crustal.usgs.gov/geochemical_reference_standards/

Geologic map standards - http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/Info/standards/

 

 

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