Earthquakes and other hazards
Information from the KGS
- Resources on Induced Seismicity
- The KGS presents these links to help people learn about induced seismicity, or earthquakes somehow created or triggered by actions of humans.
- Listing of recent Kansas Earthquakes
- Lists of recent quakes.
- Public Information Circular 3--Most Kansans have never felt a tremor, but more than 100 earthquakes rumbled through the state betwen 1977 and 1989. This circular acquaints the reader with the theory of plate tectonics, recording and measuring methods, and earthquake activity in Kansas.
- Public Information Circular 13--This circular provides property owners, government officials, and developers an introduction to landslides in Kansas and outlines common approaches for their remediation.
Information from other organizations
- Geologic Hazards in Missouri--From the Geology and Land Survey Division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, this page is particularly good at keeping track of eathquakes from the New Madrid Seismic Zone.
- Cascades Volcano Observatory, U. S. Geological Survey--A great site to start learning about volcanoes.
- Michigan Technological University--Good world maps of volcanoes, lists of current events.
- Global Volcanism Program--Sponsored by the National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian Institution.
- Kansas Flood Watch--Map from the Kansas office of the U.S. Geological Survey.
- Flood Safety--Info from the NOAA National Weather Service.
- Plan, Prepare & Mitigate--Information from FEMA on flooding risks.
- Earthquake Hazards Program from the USGS
- Earthquake Hazards Program from the USGS (Central US region)
- St. Louis University Earthquake Page
- Pacific Northwest Seismic Network
- Earthquake Education and Resources--from the New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources
- Earthquakes--from the Oklahoma Geological Survey