Remember, your job as the geologist is to find:

1) the geologic cause,

2) areas susceptible to this type of catastrophe,

3) warning signs, and

4) possibilities of prediction.

Geologist sheet- GoogleDocs file

Tsunami Links

Causes- NOAA

Causes- Suite101


Where- Tsunami Institute

Warning Signs

Warning Signs

Predicting- NASA

Predicting- GCN

Lanslide/Mudslide Links

USGS- FAQ multiple items

Causes- Ca Dept. of Public Health

Warning Signs- about half way down the page

Warning Signs


Prediction study

Susceptible areas - GSA

Susceptibility Map

Landslide Hazard Information-

Avalanche Links

Avalanche Awareness

Where and When - USSARTF

Where and When - National Geographic


Multiple issues

Where avalanches occur

Warning Signs

Areas susceptible- 2nd section

Areas susceptible

Avalanche atlas


Flood/Storm Flooding Links

Rivers and Why they Flood- Tulane University

Rain Causes Floods, That’s Not the Whole Story- USA Today

Questions and answers about floods- USGS

Cause of Flooding- University of Washington

Sinkholes (in the southeast)

The Science of Sinkholes- USGS page, with even more links, about the geology

Sinkholes, West Central Florida: A link between surface water and groundwater- USGS publication

Sinkholes: Common, costly, and sometimes deadly- Scroll down for information about the geology in Florida 

Sinkholes Can Cause Costly Damage- Brief examples from across the southeast

Sinkhole Questions: Florida Department of Environmental Protection- Scroll through the 26 questions

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