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Earthquake Monitoring in Haiti
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Earthquake Education and Outreach in Haiti
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Earthquake Education and Outreach in Haiti
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Seismic Monitoring in Haiti
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Earthquake Monitoring in Haiti
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Earthquake Education and Outreach in Haiti
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Haitian woman carrying supplies amid the destruction from the January 2010 Haiti earthquake....
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Surviving the Haiti Earthquake
Haitian woman carrying supplies amid the destruction from the January 2010 Haiti earthquake....
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Serene scene of Haitian Fishermen at sunrise belies the nearby chaos and destruction caused by the January 2010 earthquake. ...
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Serene Among the Chaos
Serene scene of Haitian Fishermen at sunrise belies the nearby chaos and destruction caused by the January 2010 earthquake. ...
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Sunset looking west down the valley of the Riviere Momance in southwest Haiti.  Peacefulness of the sunset contrasts with the widespread destruction and fatalities caused by the January 2010 earthquake....
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Haitian Sunset
Sunset looking west down the valley of the Riviere Momance in southwest Haiti.  Peacefulness of the sunset contrasts with the widespread destruction and fatalities caused by the January 2010 earthquake....
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USGS geologist Carol Prentice surveying features that have been displaced by young movements on the Enriquillo fault in southwest Haiti.  The January 2010 Haiti earthquake was associated with the Enriquillo fault....
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Fault Mapping in Haiti
USGS geologist Carol Prentice surveying features that have been displaced by young movements on the Enriquillo fault in southwest Haiti.  The January 2010 Haiti earthquake was associated with the Enriquillo fault....
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High resolution satellite imagery showed the landscape and building damages before and after the magnitude-7 earthquake hit Haiti in the beginning of 2010. This image was taken after the earthquake. These images are part of the USGS Hazard Data Distribution System, which acquires and delivers satell...
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Port-au-Prince After the Earthquake
High resolution satellite imagery showed the landscape and building damages before and after the magnitude-7 earthquake hit Haiti in the beginning of 2010. This image was taken after the earthquake. These images are part of the USGS Hazard Data Distribution System, which acquires and delivers satell...
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High resolution satellite imagery showed the landscape and building damages before and after the magnitude-7 earthquake hit Haiti in the beginning of 2010. This image was taken before the earthquake. These images are part of the USGS Hazard Data Distribution System, which acquires and delivers satel...
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Port-au-Prince Before the Earthquake
High resolution satellite imagery showed the landscape and building damages before and after the magnitude-7 earthquake hit Haiti in the beginning of 2010. This image was taken before the earthquake. These images are part of the USGS Hazard Data Distribution System, which acquires and delivers satel...
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This photo was taken by USGS seismologist Susan Hough two months after the magnitude-7 earthquake struck Port-au-Prince on Jan. 12, 2010. Dr. Hough traveled to Haiti with USGS colleagues Doug Given, Mark Meremonte, and J. Zebulon Maharrey to install seismometers, which monitor the earth's movement a...
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Faces of Port-au-Prince
This photo was taken by USGS seismologist Susan Hough two months after the magnitude-7 earthquake struck Port-au-Prince on Jan. 12, 2010. Dr. Hough traveled to Haiti with USGS colleagues Doug Given, Mark Meremonte, and J. Zebulon Maharrey to install seismometers, which monitor the earth's movement a...
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USGS seimologist Doug Given works with colleagues from the Bureau des Mines et de l'Energie to install a seismometer. Seismometers monitor the earth's movement and can detect and measure aftershocks. Given traveled to Haiti with USGS colleagues Susan Hough, Mark Meremonte, and J. Zebulon Maharrey sh...
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USGS Installing Seismometers in Haiti
USGS seimologist Doug Given works with colleagues from the Bureau des Mines et de l'Energie to install a seismometer. Seismometers monitor the earth's movement and can detect and measure aftershocks. Given traveled to Haiti with USGS colleagues Susan Hough, Mark Meremonte, and J. Zebulon Maharrey sh...
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The Hotel Montana, shown here, is a portable seismometer site. USGS Seismologists Doug Given, Susan Hough, Mark Meremonte, and J. Zebulon Maharrey traveled to Haiti shortly after the magnitude-7 earthquake struck Port-au-Prince on Jan. 12, 2010 to install seismometers. Seismometers monitor the earth...
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USGS Installing Seismometers in Haiti
The Hotel Montana, shown here, is a portable seismometer site. USGS Seismologists Doug Given, Susan Hough, Mark Meremonte, and J. Zebulon Maharrey traveled to Haiti shortly after the magnitude-7 earthquake struck Port-au-Prince on Jan. 12, 2010 to install seismometers. Seismometers monitor the earth...
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USGS seismologist Doug Given worked with colleagues from the Bureau des Mines et de l'Energie to install a seismometer. Seismometers monitor the earth's movement and can detect and measure aftershocks. Given traveled to Haiti with USGS colleagues Susan Hough, Mark Meremonte, and J. Zebulon Maharrey ...
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USGS Installing Seismometers in Haiti
USGS seismologist Doug Given worked with colleagues from the Bureau des Mines et de l'Energie to install a seismometer. Seismometers monitor the earth's movement and can detect and measure aftershocks. Given traveled to Haiti with USGS colleagues Susan Hough, Mark Meremonte, and J. Zebulon Maharrey ...
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A real view of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, looking southeast with the port in the foreground and main city residences and other buildings showing as white in the center. Many of the neighborhoods with the heaviest destruction from the magnitude-7 earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010 are included...
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USGS Rapid Response to Haiti
A real view of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, looking southeast with the port in the foreground and main city residences and other buildings showing as white in the center. Many of the neighborhoods with the heaviest destruction from the magnitude-7 earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010 are included...
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Collapsed multi-story building occupied by
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USGS Rapid Response to Haiti
Collapsed multi-story building occupied by "Centre D'Edudes La Concorde" in Port-au-Prince, a result of the magnitude-7 earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010. An examination of the adjacent buildings indicates that this structure was either two or three stories tall. Interviews with eye-witn...
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Collapsed multi-story residence in Port-au-Prince following the magnitude-7 earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010. The weight of heavy concrete floors and roofs was often too great for the modest strength in support columns, as evidenced here. ...
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USGS Rapid Response to Haiti
Collapsed multi-story residence in Port-au-Prince following the magnitude-7 earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010. The weight of heavy concrete floors and roofs was often too great for the modest strength in support columns, as evidenced here. ...
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Not all places of business or residence collapsed or suffered serious damage following the magnitude-7 earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010. Here, an auto parts store in Port-au-Prince is open for business on January 28, 2010, sixteen days after the earthquake. This street still contains tr...
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USGS Rapid Response to Haiti
Not all places of business or residence collapsed or suffered serious damage following the magnitude-7 earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010. Here, an auto parts store in Port-au-Prince is open for business on January 28, 2010, sixteen days after the earthquake. This street still contains tr...
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