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Geophysical studies of the Crump Geyser known geothermal resource area, Oregon, in 1975

Gravity map and data used to infer details of the geologic structure of the area. Surveys were conducted during or prior to 1975.

Geological, geophysical, and mineral resource data relevant to sandstone-hosted copper deposits in central Kazakhstan

Central Kazakhstan is host to one of the world's giant sandstone-hosted copper deposits, the Dzhezkazgan deposit, and several similar, smaller deposits (Gablina, 1981; Susura and others, 1986; Cox and others, 2003; Hitzman and others, 2005). As part of it

Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio magnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

Hazard maps of the U.S.

The coverages were created using the gridded data available from this ftp site. Most of the gridded data for the United States is at a spacing of 0.1 degrees latitude and longitude. The higher resolution data available for California, Nevada, and part of

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Global Positioning System stations

This cover contains the location of global positioning system stations that are located within the project boundary. Several GPS networks with various monument spacings are being used to monitor deformation in parts or all of the Mississippi embayment. On

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Gravity and aeromagnetic surveying and modeling lines

Lines in this cover show where gravity oe aeromagnetic data have been modelled to constrain subsurface structure. Gravity and magnetic signatures result from deep structure, such as might be at hypocentral depths of earthquakes. We show only the lines for

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Magnetotelluric sounding points and modelling lines

Magnetotelluric soundings give data that can help define the l electricamagnetic properties of rocks, and with other geophysical data help define the structure of the shallow crust where earthquakes occur. The sounding points in this cover show where data

Seismic-Hazard Maps for Alaska and the Aleutian Islands: 1HZ050

Probabilistic seismic hazard maps were prepared for Alaska portraying peak horizontal ground acceleration and horizontal spectral response acceleration for 0.2, 0.3, and 1.0 second periods with probabilities of exceedance of 10% in 50 years and 2% in 50 y

Seismic-Hazard Maps for Alaska and the Aleutian Islands: 1HZ250

Probabilistic seismic hazard maps were prepared for Alaska portraying peak horizontal ground acceleration and horizontal spectral response acceleration for 0.2, 0.3, and 1.0 second periods with probabilities of exceedance of 10% in 50 years and 2% in 50 y

Seismic-Hazard Maps for Alaska and the Aleutian Islands: 3HZ050

Probabilistic seismic hazard maps were prepared for Alaska portraying peak horizontal ground acceleration and horizontal spectral response acceleration for 0.2, 0.3, and 1.0 second periods with probabilities of exceedance of 10% in 50 years and 2% in 50 y

Seismic-Hazard Maps for Alaska and the Aleutian Islands: 3HZ250

Probabilistic seismic hazard maps were prepared for Alaska portraying peak horizontal ground acceleration and horizontal spectral response acceleration for 0.2, 0.3, and 1.0 second periods with probabilities of exceedance of 10% in 50 years and 2% in 50 y

Seismic-Hazard Maps for Alaska and the Aleutian Islands: 5HZ050

Probabilistic seismic hazard maps were prepared for Alaska portraying peak horizontal ground acceleration and horizontal spectral response acceleration for 0.2, 0.3, and 1.0 second periods with probabilities of exceedance of 10% in 50 years and 2% in 50 y

Seismic-Hazard Maps for Alaska and the Aleutian Islands: 5HZ250

Probabilistic seismic hazard maps were prepared for Alaska portraying peak horizontal ground acceleration and horizontal spectral response acceleration for 0.2, 0.3, and 1.0 second periods with probabilities of exceedance of 10% in 50 years and 2% in 50 y

Seismic-Hazard Maps for Alaska and the Aleutian Islands: PGA050

Probabilistic seismic hazard maps were prepared for Alaska portraying peak horizontal ground acceleration and horizontal spectral response acceleration for 0.2, 0.3, and 1.0 second periods with probabilities of exceedance of 10% in 50 years and 2% in 50 y

Seismic-Hazard Maps for Alaska and the Aleutian Islands: PGA250

Probabilistic seismic hazard maps were prepared for Alaska portraying peak horizontal ground acceleration and horizontal spectral response acceleration for 0.2, 0.3, and 1.0 second periods with probabilities of exceedance of 10% in 50 years and 2% in 50 y

Seismotectonic maps in the vicintiy of New Madrid, Missouri database

This digital map database consists of the ESRI ARC/INFO Version 7.0.3 coverages used to generate the maps in Map Series MF-2264 A to E (Rhea and Wheeler, 1994a,b, Rhea and others, 1994, Wheeler and Rhea, 1994, Wheeler and others, 1994) and I-2521 (Rhea an

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: COCORP seismic reflection surveys

This cover contains locations of two COCORP lines that cross the study area.

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Damaging Earthquakes

This cover consists of location and size information for historical and recent earthquakes that caused Modified Mercalli Intensity (MMI) VI (6) or higher in the map area. There were 26 earthquakes that caused that level of damage. The most reknown are the

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Instrumental earthquake locations

This cover contains the catalog of earthquake locations, within the project boundary, recorded by the Saint Louis University and Memphis State University seismic networks from July 1974 through December 1995.

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Seismograph Network station locations

This cover contains station locations of the New Madrid Seismic Network within the study boundary. The network is a cooperative project of Saint Louis University and Memphis State University. Operation of the network has been continuous since June 1975, b

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Reported Modified Mercalli Intensity values

This cover contains locations with intensity values associated with felt reports from damaging earthquakes in the lower Wabash Valley occurring from 1811 through 1987. Margaret Hopper collated these data from historical data gathered from previous resear

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Modified Mercalli Intensity contours for the earthquakes from December 16, 1811 at 815 GMT through June 10, 1987 at 2348 GMT

Isoseismals of historic Central U.S. earthquakes are contained in 26 separate coverages. Margaret Hopper provided these isoseismals after reexamining the intensity data and re-calculating the isoseismal contours. She generated isoseismal contours for eac

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Seismic reflection lines

This cover includes seismic reflection lines that have geophysical cross-sectional interpretations constraining subsurface structures that may penetrate to hypocentral depths. Lines were gathered from theses, dissertations, and publications.

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Seismic refraction lines

This cover includes seismic refraction lines that have geophysical cross sectional interpretations constraining subsurface structures that may penetrate to hypocentral depths. Lines were gathered from theses, dissertations, and publications.

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Locations of stress orientations

NOTE: Location of one point, near -88.65, 38.95, was incorrect when Sheet A was published. The location is .5 degree south, and is corrected in this dataset. This cover contains locations of places where greatest horizontal compressive stress (S(Hmax)) o

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Strong Motion Program station locations

This cover contains locations of strong motion accelerograph instruments located in the lower Wabash Valley. The instruments are operated by Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, the University of Kentucky, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Strong Mot

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Temporary seismic network station locations

This cover contains the locations of stations deployed in the temporary network by M.W. Hamburger, G.L.Povlis, and others at Indiana University from October 1995 through June 1996. 20 three-component digital instruments were deployed near the Wabash River

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction locations between 1990 and 1994 in Illinois

The northern part of the map area and large adjacent regions have been severely shaken by one or more moderate to large prehistoric earthquakes. The evidence of these takes the form of paleoliquefaction features, including shaking-induced sandblows and di

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction surveys between 1990 and 1994 in Illinois

Over several summer field seasons from 1990 through 1994, several workers searched ditches and river banks for evidence of liquefaction. They found numerous banks with shaking-induced, pre-historic, earthquake induced sandblows and the dikes that fed them

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction locations observed in 1995 in Illinois

The northern part of the map area and large adjacent regions have been severely shaken by one or more moderate to large prehistoric earthquakes. The evidence of these takes the form of paleoliquefaction features, including shaking-induced sandblows and di

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction surveys in 1995 in Illinois

Over several summer field seasons from 1990 through 1994, several workers searched ditches and river banks for evidence of prehistoric earthquake liquefaction. They found numerous banks with shaking-induced sandblows and the dikes that fed them. "liq94sur

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction observations between 1990 and 1994 in Indiana

The northern part of the map area and large adjacent regions have been severely shaken by one or more moderate to large prehistoric earthquakes. The evidence of these takes the form of paleoliquefaction features, including shaking-induced sandblows and di

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction surveys between 1990 and 1994 in Indiana

The northern part of the map area and large adjacent regions have been severely shaken by one or more moderate to large prehistoric earthquakes. The evidence of these takes the form of paleoliquefaction features, including shaking-induced sandblows and di

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction surveys between 1990 and 1994

Note: this cover is a combination of liq94surv and liqmunsurv. The northern part of the map area and large adjacent regions have been severely shaken by one or more moderate to large prehistoric earthquakes. The evidence of these takes the form of paleoli

Geology and resource assessment of the Venezuelan Guayana Shield at 1:500,000 scale

The data in this CD-ROM are based on a mineral resource assessment of the Venezuelan Guayana Shield, conducted between 1987 and 1991 by the U.S. Geological Survey and Corporaci—n Venezolana de Guayana, TŽcnica Minera, (USGS, 1993). The Venezuelan Shiel

Isostatic Gravity Map of the Death Valley Ground-Water Model Area, Nevada and California

An isostatic gravity map of the Death Valley groundwater model area was prepared from over 40,0000 gravity stations as part of an interagency effort by the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Department of Energy to help characterize the geology and hydro

Principal Facts for Gravity Stations in the Vicinity of San Bernardino, Southern California

New gravity measurements in the vicinity of San Bernardino, California were collected to help define the characteristics of the Rialto-Colton fault. The data were processed using standard reduction formulas and parameters. Rock properties such as lithol

Processed Thematic Mapper satellite imagery for selected areas within the U.S.-Mexico borderlands

The passage of the North American Trade Agreement (NAFTA), establishment of the Border Environmental Cooperation Commission as well as the EPA U.S./Mexico Border XXI Program has focused attention to the environmental social-cultural, and economic conditio

Gamma-ray, Magnetic, and Topographic Data for the Colorado Front Range

The grid files presented here are in ASCII format that uses the definitions of the grid exchange format (GXF). The files can be viewed using a suitable word processing program. The different grids are: >Kfrco.gxf potassium concentrations in the rocks

Gravity and magnetic surveys over the Santa Rita fault system, southeastern Arizona

Gravity station data and hand-held magnetometer measurements with analysis and description of methodology.

Data sets of China sedimentary rock-hosted Au deposits: Appendix III and Appendix IV

These data sets include deposit description, location, and geochemistry of sedimentary rock-hosted (Carlin-type) Au deposits in P.R. China. Deposit data was compiled by U.S. Geological Survey and Tianjim Geological Academy into a series of tables (.xls a

Aeromagnetic expression of buried basaltic volcanoes near Yucca Mountain, Nevada

Mathematical modeling and analysis of aeromagnetic anomaly data (gridded data provide in another report).

Isostatic gravity map of Yukon Flats, east-central Alaska

An isostatic gravity map of Yukon Flats at a scale of 1:500,000 was prepared using all know publicly available gravity data. The data were gridded at 0.25 x 0.25 km interval and contoured at 5 mGal interval. The principal facts (gravity measurements and s

Gravity map and data of the eastern half of the Big Bear Lake 100,000 scale quadrangle, California and analysis of the depths of several basins.

An isostatic residual gravity map of the Big Bear Lake 100,000 scale quadrangle, California was prepared and then this data set used with other information to compute the configuration of several ground water basins. Basin thickness maps were then prepare

Digital data grids for the magnetic anomaly map of North America

A digital magnetic anomaly database and map for the North American continent is the result of a joint effort by the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC), U. S. Geological Survey (USGS), and Consejo de Recursos Minerales of Mexico (CRM). The database and ma

Isostatic gravity map of the Los Angeles 30 x 60 minute quadrangle, California

Gravity data were compiled, collected, and edited to produce an isostatic gravity map of the Los Angeles 30 x 60 minute quadrangle, California. This record focuses primarily on the principal facts, that is, gravity observations, and the corrections made

Ground-magnetic studies of the Amargosa desert region, California and Nevada

Hand-held magnetometer and sample magnetic susceptibility measurements used to help interpret complex patterns in the magnetic anomaly of this area.

Gravity and ground magnetic data from selected traverses in the Amargosa desert and vicinity, Nevada and California

Maps of aeromagnetic data and a table of gravity station data embedded in the PDF report, not as separate files

Gravity data from Dry Lake and Delamar Valleys, east-central Nevada

Principal facts (gravity observations) for 185 new stations

Sediment Magnetic and Geochemical Data from Quaternary Lacustrine Sediment in Two Cores from Tule Lake, Siskiyou County, California

Sediment magnetic and geochemical results have been obtained from the top 60 meters of lacustrine sediments recovered in two cores from Tule Lake in northern California. The sediment magnetic and geochemical data, presented here in tabular form, compleme

Sediment Magnetic and Paleomagnetic Data from Buck Lake, Oregon

Sediment magnetic, paleomagnetic and geochemical results have been obtained from lacustrine sediments recovered in a 30-meter core taken by rotary drilling methods at Grass Lake, Siskiyou County, California. The data have been analyzed and interpreted in

Elements of infrastructure and seismic hazard in the central United States - Database

This digital map database consists of the ESRI ARC/INFO Version 7.0.2 coverages used to generate the plates in Professional Paper 1538-M (1994). Base-data is from 1:2,000,000-scale Digital Line Graph (DLG) data (roads, railroads, streams, water bodies,

Deep-towed chirp profiles of the Blake Ridge collapse structure collected on USGS cruises 92023 and 95023 aboard the R/V Cape Hatteras in 1992 and 1995

This CD-ROM contains copies of the navigation and deep-towed chirp subbottom data collected aboard the R/V Cape Hatteras on cruises 92023 and 95023 in 1992 and 1995 respectively. This CD-ROM is (Compact Disc-Read Only Memory UDF (Universal Disc Format) CD

Sea floor topography and backscatter intensity of the historic area remediation site

This data set includes topography and backscatter intensity of the sea floor of the Historic Area Remediation Site (HARS), located offshore of New York and New Jersey. The data were collected with a multibeam sea floor mapping system on surveys conducted

Sea floor topography and backscatter intensity of the Hudson Shelf Valley Region.

This data set includes topography and backscatter intensity of the sea floor of the Hudson Shelf Valley, located offshore of New York and New Jersey. The data were collected with a multibeam sea floor mapping system on surveys conducted November 23 - Dec

High-resolution multichannel seismic-reflection data acquired in the northern Gulf of Mexico, 1998-99

This report consists of two-dimensional marine seismic reflection profile data from the northern Gulf of Mexico. These data were acquired in 1998 and 1999 with the Research Vessels Tommy Munro (M1-98-GM) and Gyre (G1-99-GM). The data are available in bi