Atmospheric and climatic processes

Phenomena affecting or occurring within the mass of gases that surrounds the earth, including its physics, chemistry, dynamics, and weather conditions.
This category is also used for climate, microclimate, and weather.

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Core OL-92 from Owens Lake, southeast California

The drilling project at Owens Lake commenced in April, 1991. This Open-File Report represents an effort to make available to other researchers our preliminary data collected during the first year of study following completion of the core-drilling phase.

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Dust Deposition in Southern Nevada and California, 1984- 1989: Relations to climate, source area, and lithology

Dust samples taken annually for five years from 55 sites in southern Nevada and California provide an unparalleled source of information on modern rates of dust deposition, grain size, and mineralogical and chemical composition. The relations of modern d

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Extent of Pleistocene Lakes in the Western Great Basin

During the Pliocene to middle Pleistocene, pluvial lakes in the western Great Basin repeatedly rose to levels much higher than those of the well-documented late Pleistocene pluvial lakes, and some presently isolated basins were connected. Sedimentologic,

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Geometeorological data collected by the USGS Desert Winds Project at Gold Spring, Great Basin Desert, northeastern Arizona, 1979 - 1992

This data set contains meteorological data files pertaining to the Gold Spring Geomet research site. Documentation files and data-accessing display software are also included. The meteorological data are wind speed, peak gust, wind direction, precipitat

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Landslide initiation locations in Caquipec quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls21622.

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Landslide initiation locations in Castillo San Felipe quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23622.

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Landslide initiation locations in Cerro Caral quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23622.

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Landslide initiation locations in Cobán quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls21623.

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Landslide initiation locations in Entre Ríos quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23622.

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Landslide initiation locations in Gualán quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23613.

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Landslide initiation locations in Juyamá quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23622.

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Landslide initiation locations in La Tinta quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls21614.

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Landslide initiation locations in La Unión quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23604.

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Landslide initiation locations in Los Amates quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23611.

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Landslide initiation locations in Mariscos quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23622.

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Landslide initiation locations in Morales quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23622.

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Landslide initiation locations in Nicaragua

We present an inventory of the initiation locations of landslides triggered by the passage of Hurricane Mitch, October 21-31, 1998 in seven study areas in Nicaragua. The inventory was compiled from aerial photographs and field mapping. Most (perhaps 95%

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Landslide initiation locations in Panzós quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls22622.

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Landslide initiation locations in Pueblo Viejo quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls22611.

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Landslide initiation locations in Río Hondo quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls21623.

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Landslide initiation locations in Senahú quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls22623.

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Landslide initiation locations in Sierra de las Minas quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23614.

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Landslide initiation locations in Tactic quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls21614.

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Landslide initiation locations in Tucurú quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls21621.

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Landslide initiation locations in Zacapa quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls22601.

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Landslides in Caquipec quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

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Landslides in Castillo San Felipe quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

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Landslides in Cerro Caral quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

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Landslides in Cobán quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

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Landslides in Entre Ríos quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

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Landslides in Gualán quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

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Landslides in Juyamá quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

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Landslides in La Tinta quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

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Landslides in La Unión quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

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Landslides in Los Amates quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

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Landslides in Mariscos quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

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Landslides in Morales quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

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Landslides in Panzós quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

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Landslides in Pueblo Viejo quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

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Landslides in Río Hondo quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

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Landslides in Senahú quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

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Landslides in Sierra de las Minas quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

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Landslides in Tactic quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

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Landslides in Tucurú quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

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Landslides in Zacapa quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

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Landslides triggered by Hurricane Mitch in El Salvador

This cover contains the outlines of landslides and debris flows caused by heavy rainfall associated with Hurricane Mitch in October-November 1998. The landslides and debris flows shown in this coverage were mapped using 1:40,00-scale and 1:15,000-scale b

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Landslides triggered by Hurricane Mitch in Nicaragua

We present an inventory of landslides and related downchannel effects triggered by the passage of Hurricane Mitch, October 21-31, 1998 in seven study areas in Nicaragua. The inventory was compiled from aerial photographs and field mapping. Most (perhaps

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Map and map database of susceptibility to slope failure by sliding and earthflow in the Oakland area, California

Map data that predict the varying likelihood of landsliding can help public agencies make informed decisions on land use and zoning. This map, prepared in a geographic information system from a statistical model, estimates the relative likelihood of loca

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Older landslides (before Hurricane Mitch) in El Salvador

This cover contains the outlines of selected landslides and debris flows that occurred prior to Hurricane Mitch in the areas where hurricane-induced landslides were mapped. The landslides and debris flows shown in this coverage were mapped using 1:40,00-

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Older landslides in Castillo San Felipe quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

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Older landslides in Cobán quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

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Older landslides in Entre Ríos quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

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Older landslides in La Tinta quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

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Older landslides in La Unión quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

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Older landslides in Panzós quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

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Older landslides in Pueblo Viejo quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

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Older landslides in Río Hondo quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

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Older landslides in Senahú quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

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Older landslides in Sierra de las Minas quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

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Older landslides in Tactic quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

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Online Files for Acid Deposition Sensitivity Map

The following digital product represents the Acid Deposition Sensitivity of the Southern Appalachian Assessment Area. Areas having various susceptibilities to acid deposition from air pollution are designated on a three tier ranking in the region of the S

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Planktic foraminifer census data from Northwind Ridge core 5 Arctic Ocean

The U.S. Geological Survey recovered 9 piston cores from the Northwind Ridge in the Canada Basin of the Arctic Ocean from a cruise of the USCGC Polar Star during 1988. Preliminary analysis of the cores suggests sediments deposited on Northwind Ridge pres

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Planktic foraminifer census data from Northwind Ridge cores PI-88-AR P3, PI-88-AR P7, and PI-88-AR P9, Arctic Ocean

The U.S. Geological Survey recovered 9 piston cores from the Northwind Ridge in the Canada Basin of the Arctic Ocean from a cruise of the USCGC Polar Star during 1988. Preliminary analysis of the cores suggests sediments deposited on Northwind Ridge pres

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Stratigraphy, Sedimentology, Paleontology, and Paleomagnetism of Pliocene-Early Pleistocene Lacustrine Deposits in Two Cores from Western Utah

The data contained in this report represent our preliminary findings of the analyses of two cores of Pliocene and early Pleistocene sediments from the eastern Great Basin. This is a collaborative project involving specialists from the USGS, Kansas State

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Younger landslides in Río Hondo quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines landslides formed after Hurricane Mitch in September 1999. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 photogrammetric plotter

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