Monthly Archives: September 2014

Earthquakes – Links and Resources

Federal - General USGS - National Earthquake Information Center USGS - Earthquake Page USGS - Earthquake Hazards USGS - Earthquakes for Kids Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology -...

Earthquakes – Aspects and Features

An earthquake's size is typically reported simply by its magnitude, which is a measure of the size of the earthquake's source, where the ground began shaking.

Earthquakes – Introduction

An earthquake is a term used to describe ground shaking caused by the sudden release of accumulated strain by an abrupt shift of rock along a fracture in the earth or by volcanic or magmatic activity, or other sudden stress changes in the earth.

Droughts (Dust Storms) – Notable

Table of notable dust storms with minimum visibility reduced to 1/4 mile or less:

Disaster Preparedness Links and Resources

A comprehensive list of Disaster Preparedness related Internet links. These Internet links are resources to find information before and after any disaster incident. Each of these categories is then sub-divided into more detailed categories where you will find a comprehensive list of valuable links.

Droughts – Links and Resources

Federal - General National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) - Drought.Gov USDA Drought Portal U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook U.S. Drought Assessment North America Drought Monitor Drought Monitoring Indices Drought Monitoring...

Droughts – Types and Classifications

Dozens of definitions are used around the world that defined lack of rain over various time periods, or measured impacts such as reservoir levels...

Droughts – Introduction

California Drought Read More Drought is referred to as a "creeping phenomenon" and its impacts vary from region to region. Drought can...