Davis, P. A.
Landsat ETM+ False-Color Image Mosaics of Afghanistan.
January 2007, 22 p.
Identifying Number(s): USGS-OFR-2007-1029
Keywords: ; Thematic mappers (Landsat); Economic development; Imaging techniques; Mosaics; Mineral resources; Afghanistan; Geology; Water resources; Earthquake hazards; Image processing; Natural resources; Assessments; Maps; Satellite observations; Terrain; Databases; Topography
Wieczorek, G. F.; Jakob, M.; Motka, R. J.; Zirnheld, S. L.; Craw, P.
Preliminary Assessment of Landslide-Induced Wave Hazards: Tidal Inlet, Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska.
January 2008, 62 p.
Identifying Number(s): USGS/OFR-03-100
Keywords: Rocks; Hazards; Ground motion; Landslide-induced wave; Ocean waves; Earthquakes; Landslides; Glacier Bay National Park; Shores; Slopes; Assessments; Alaska; Ships; Debris; Glaciers
Investigation on the Cause of Numerous Upper Floor Failures during the 1985 Mexico City Earthquake.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC., November 1989, 114 p.
Keywords: Floors; Failure; Hinges; Buildings; Building codes; Plastics; Beams (Supports); Earthquakes; Acceleration; Stiffness; Design criteria; Columns (Supports); Assessments; Multistory buildings; Mexico
Cochrane, H. C.; Revier, C. F.; Nakagawa, T.
Impact of Disasters on Construction Costs.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Applied Science and Research Applications., January 1978, 120 p.
Keywords: ; Economic impact; Floods; Cyclones; Economic models; Earthquakes; Construction costs; Real property; Residential buildings; Housing studies; Demand (Economics); Supply (Economics); Prices; Tornadoes; Assessments; Land use; Fires; Disasters; Inflation
Real Estate Agents and the Dissemination of Information on Natural Hazards in the Urban Area.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Engineering and Applied Science., January 1980, 148 p.
Keywords: ; Law (Jurisprudence); Ethics; Regulations; State government; Earthquakes; Real property; Urban areas; California; Assessments; Communicating
Bernknopf, R. L.; Brookshire, D. S.; Ganderton, P. T.
Role of Geoscience Information in Reducing Catastrophic Loss Using a Web-Based Economics Experiment.
January 2003, 38 p.
Identifying Number(s): USGS/PP-1683
Keywords: ; Floods; Hazards; Risk management; Earthquakes; Public safety; Geology; Data analysis; Natural disasters; Economic theory; Losses; Information systems; Maps; Insurance; Geophysics; Assessments; Tornadoes; Fires; Castrophes; Costs; Benefits
Assessment of Seismic Monitoring in the United States. Requirements for an Advanced National Seismic System.
January 2002, 59 p.
Identifying Number(s): ['CIRC-1188', 'ISBN-0-607-92932-4']
Keywords: Ground motion; Information products; Geologic faults; Earthquakes; Infrastructure requirements; Requirements; Advanced National Seismic System; Monitoring; Seismic effects; Information services; Assessments; United States
Whitman, R. V.; Hong, S. T.
Optimum Seismic Protection for New Building Construction in Eastern Metropolitan Areas. Data for Analysis of Damage to High Rise Buildings in Los Angeles.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Engineering and Applied Science., March 1973, 10 p.
Identifying Number(s): INTERNAL STUDY-32
Keywords: Replacement costs; Los Angeles (California); Buildings; Earthquake engineering; Damage assessment; Earthquakes; Assessed values; San Fernando Earthquake; California; Maps; Assessments; Tall buildings; Cost analysis
Earthquake Preparedness in the San Francisco Bay Region: An Inventory and Assessment of Current Programs and Activities and Recommendations for Future Comprehensive Earthquake Preparedness Projects.
California Seismic Safety Commission, Sacramento.; Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC., September 1984, 126 p.
Keywords: Damage; Policies; Hazards; San Francisco (California); State government; Earthquakes; Urban areas; History; Losses; Structures; Civil defense; Assessments; Objectives; Fires; Casualties; Disasters; Geological faults
Creating a Global Building Inventory for Earthquake Loss Assessment and Risk Management.
January 2008, 110 p.
Identifying Number(s): USGS-OFR-2008-1160
Keywords: ; Buildings; Risk; Earthquakes; Population growth; Fatalities; Trends; Urban areas; Losses; Inventories; Structures (Buildings); Assessments; Mitigation