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FEDMAP Project Summary

Surficial Processes and Landslide Hazards in National Parks

Description:

• National and regional surficial geologic map databases • Intermediate-scale surficial geologic maps and material properties databases • Desert surface process investigations • Remote sensing - methods and product development • Paleohydrologic history and landscape changes in the arid Southwest • Ecological processes from surficial materials maps • Landscape history from surficial geologic maps, eastern Sierra region

Study Area:

Alaska, California, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, None

Cooperators/Collaborators/Clients:

University of Central Venezuela, Bucknell University (PA), George Washington & Jefferson National Forests (VA), Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve (AK), Great Smoky Mountains National Park (NC,TN), Italian National Research Council, National Center for Atmospheric Research (CO), Old Dominion University (VA), Shenandoah National Park (VA), Tennessee Technological University, U.S. Department of Commerce/NOAA, U.S. National Park Service, U.S. NPS Geologic Resources, University of Vermont, University of Virginia, Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy, Blacksburg-Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, West Virginia University, Yosemite National Park (CA)

Project Status:

Past NCGMP Funding

Project Duration:

1999-2003

Duration of NCGMP Funding:

1999-2003


Contact Information:

Project Chief: Gerald F. Wieczorek (None)
E-mail: gwieczor@usgs.gov
Phone: 650-329-5251

 

 
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