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Nina Abdollahian

The U.S. Geological Survey, California Volcano Observatory (CalVO) in collaboration with the State of California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services and the California Geological Survey, are working to understand the State’s exposure to volcanic hazards by integrating volcanic hazard information with geospatial data on at-risk populations, infrastructure, and resources. These data are from the geospatial analysis of the assets against volcano hazard zones (near vent, lava flow, lahar, flood, and ash fall) for California volcanoes ranked as Moderate, High, or Very High Threat in the US Geological Survey's 2005 report entitled “Volcanic Threat and Monitoring Capabilities in the United States” available on-line...
The California volcano locations, threat rank and hazard zones data release contains two shapefiles for download or use as a web map service. The California Volcanic Center Locations shapefile was created to provide a generalized location of volcano hazard sources. The California Volcano Hazard Zones shapefile was created from previously published hazard zone reports. Specific details about each file can be found in the metadata included with each file and the read-me document for this data release. Together, these files were used to define California Volcano Hazards for the GIS analysis that supports conclusions in the California's exposure to volcano hazards report. Geologists produce hazard zone maps to convey...
Categories: Data; Types: ArcGIS REST Map Service, ArcGIS Service Definition, Downloadable, Map Service; Tags: Alpine County, Ash, Ballistic, Butte County, California, All tags...
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