Hazards and Preparedness
New maps and derivative products showing shaking hazard at a resolution
appropriate for urban development and emergency repsonse planning.
These build on the USGS National Seismic Hazard maps, but also include
the effects of local geology and sediments on shaking.
- Suite of USGS maps and derivative products showing the shaking hazard for the entire US.
- Maps showing the shaking hazard for the world, compiled by a global consortium.
- Summary of what a seismic hazard map is, and how they are made and used.
- USGS overview on hazards associated with floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes,
landslides, wildlife disease, wildfire.