Metadata Descriptions

Resource Type: Type of resource, includes documents, photos, and video and audio files.

Resource ID: Internal unique serial number assigned to each resource.

Title: Resource title.

Author: Name(s) of resource author(s).

Publisher: Name of resource publisher.

Publication Identification/Reference: Publisher's identification/publication number or codes for resource.

Date: Publication or resource creation date.

Availability: End-user and distribution restrictions, includes public domain, copyrighted, and private UGS.

State: U.S. state the resource references.

County: U.S. county the resource references.

Country: Country the resource references. Blank if United States.

USGS 7-1/2' Quadrangle: U.S. Geological Survey 7-1/2' quadrangle name the resource references.

HAZBIB Number: Assigned internal UGS resource tracking number.

Source: Organization or individual who provided the resource to the UGS.

Abstract/Description: Short description about the resource.

Keywords: Controlled list of keywords describing the resource, see list below.

Extracted Text: Text extracted from the resource file.

Published For/Client: Name of whom the resource was originally created for.

Document Type: Type of document, including drawing, HAZBIB summary, letter, memorandum, other report, general notes, journal article, map, newspaper article, or presentation.

Geographic Location (searchable with geographic search only): Map point location of resource. Does not include resources representing counties, regional areas, or a larger context.

Keywords (Controlled List)

caliche, collapsible soil, corrosive soil, chronologic dating, debris flow, earthquake, engineering geology, erosion, expansive rock, expansive soil, fissures, flooding, frost heave, ground shaking, karst, landslide, liquefaction, paleoseismology, piping, quaternary geology, radon, rock fall, seiche, shallow bedrock, shallow ground water, slope stability, snow avalanche, subsidence, surface fault rupture, wind blown sand

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