Global Vs30 Mosaic

Data provided by:United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Data accessibility:export data, export map, visualization of data (e.g. web GIS or real time monitoring)
Link to the data:
File type:GeoTIFF, grd, grd
Data type:hazard specific data
Hazard:Tremblement de terre, Mouvement de masse
Disaster cycle phase:Response, Recovery
Space-based information: Compiled Vs30 measurements obtained by studies funded by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and other governmental agencies. Thus far, there are 2,997 sites in the United States, along with metadata for each measurement from government-sponsored reports, Web sites, and scientific and engineering journals. Most of the data originated from publications directly reporting the work of field investigators. A small subset (less than 20 percent) of Vs30 values was previously compiled by the USGS and other research institutions. Whenever possible, Vs30 originating from these earlier compilations were crosschecked against published reports. Both downhole and surface-based Vs30 estimates are represented. Most of the VS30 data are for sites in the western contiguous United States (2,141 sites), whereas 786 Vs30 values are for sites in the Central and Eastern United States; 70 values are for sites in other parts of the United States, including Alaska (15 sites), Hawaii (30 sites), and Puerto Rico (25 sites).
Satellites and Sensors:n/a
Spatial coverage:United States of America
Temporal coverage:Archive
Technical Specifications:n/a
Costs:free
Contact:Contact details of USGS
Tutorials on the use of data:n/a
Restrictions/ Citation of the dataset:
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