Global Geology Data Sets

GIS data layers for marine geology and plate tectonics native to MICRODEM.


Additional data


Earthquake catalogs

Earthquake focal mechanisms


Landslides and other Natural Disasters


California state waters: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/mapping/csmp/gis.html


US Geology Data Sets

International Geology


Plate Tectonics


Geology Data sets:

Geologic maps

USGS on-line pubs: http://www.usgs.gov/pubprod/

Plate boundaries:  

  • Coffin, M.F., Gahagan, L.M., and Lawver, L.A., 1998, Present-day Plate Boundary Digital Data Compilation. University of Texas Institute for Geophysics Technical Report No. 174, pp. 5.

IODP drilling locations (KML): https://www.iodp.org/resources/maps-and-kml-tools

Landslides

Programs and data for plates motions:


Last revision 4/29/2019