Fact Sheet 2011-3079
Every day, emergency responders are confronted with worldwide natural and manmade disasters, including earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, landslides, tsunami, volcanoes, wildfires, terrorist attacks, and accidental oil spills. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is ready to coordinate the provisioning and deployment of USGS staff, equipment, geospatial data, products, and services in support of national emergency response requirements.
First posted July 5, 2011
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Bewley, R.D., 2011, USGS Emergency Response Resources: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011–3079, 2 p.