Risk assessment

The evaluation of the likelihood of adverse effects due to a given factor such as energy development or recurring hazardous events such as earthquakes.

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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

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Inventory of landslides triggered by the 1994 Northridge, California earthquake

The 17 January 1994 Northridge, California, earthquake (M=6.7) triggered more than 11,000 landslides over an area of about 10,000 km². Most of the landslides were concentrated in a 1,000-km² area that includes the Santa Susana Mountains and the mountain

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Preliminary soil-slip susceptibility maps, southwestern California

This data set maps the soil-slip susceptibility for several areas in southwestern California. Created using Environmental Systems Research Institute's ARC/INFO software, the data base consists of raster maps containing grid cells coded with soil- slip su

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Seismic Landslide Hazard for the Cities of Oakland and Piedmont, California

This map describes the possible hazard from earthquake-induced landslides for the cities of Oakland and Piedmont, CA. The hazard depicted by this map was modeled for a scenario corresponding to an M=7.1 earthquake on the Hayward, CA fault. This scenario

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Seismic Landslide Hazard for the City of Berkeley, California

This map describes the possible hazard from earthquake-induced landslides for the city of Berkeley, CA. The hazard depicted by this map was modeled for a scenario corresponding to an M=7.1 earthquake on the Hayward, CA fault. This scenario magnitude is

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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