Monday, April 26, 2010

MapCruzin Free Natural Disaster ArcGIS Shapefile Map Layer Series

U.S. Dams and Risk, U.S. Earthquakes 1568 - 2004, Hurricanes Making Landfall in U.S., World Volcanoes

U.S. Dams ArcGIS Shapefile - This map layer portrays major dams of the United States, including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The map layer was created by extracting dams 50 feet or more in height, or with a normal storage capacity of 5,000 acre-feet or more, or with a maximum storage capacity of 25,000 acre-feet or more, from the 79,777 dams in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Inventory of Dams. Includes dam name, location, type, size and associate risk level ... Download

Significant United States Earthquakes 1568 - 2004 - The National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC) manages, disseminates, and archives earthquake information. The NEIC is part of the Earthquake Hazards Program at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The NEIC focuses its efforts on mitigating the risks of earthquakes to mankind. Toward this goal, the NEIC works to determine the location and size of all destructive earthquakes, pursues an active earthquake research program, and collects and provides an extensive earthquake database that serves as a solid foundation for scientific research to scientists and to the public ... Download

Hurricanes Making Landfall in U.S. - This Historical North Atlantic Hurricane Tracks file of major storms with landfall in the United States contains the six-hourly (0000, 0600, 1200, 1800 UTC) center locations and intensities for all northern Atlantic major storms from 1851 through 2004. Major storms are those that made landfall in the United States and that were classified on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale as Category 3, 4, or 5 at the time of landfall ... Download

Volcano ArcGIS Shapefile - The large and growing Volcanoes of the World database developed by the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution contains the geographic, historical, and volcanological characteristics of nearly 3,000 active volcanoes around the world ... Download

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