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Cover of Guide for Homeowners; Credit: DOGAMI / WA GER
2017, Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources (WA DGER)

This pamphlet for homeowners provides information about landslides as it realtes to their home and property. It includes information about landslide warning signs and who to contact if homeowners suspect active landslides on their property.

Cover of Geoscience Policy State Factsheet. Image credit: AGI
2017, American Geosciences Institute (AGI)

This factsheet is designed to inform geoscientists and decision makers on how geoscience impacts the state of Washington.

Cover of Geoscience Policy State Factsheet. Image credit: AGI
2017, American Geosciences Institute (AGI)

This factsheet is designed to inform geoscientists and decision makers on how geoscience impacts the state of Florida.

Cover image of position statement; Image credit: The Geological Society of London
2015, The Geological Society of London (GSL)

In the run up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP 21 scheduled for December 2015, 24 of the UK's foremost academic institutions, including the Geological Society have published a joint Climate Communiqué calling on national governments to take immediate action if they want to aver

Cover image of position statement; Image credit: The Geological Society of London
2017, The Geological Society of London (GSL)

The Geological Society, along with many other national and international scientific organisations, is concerned by the Executive Order, announced on 27 January 2017, which will prevent people from seven countries in the Middle East and Africa from entering the United States, if it is allowed to s

About the Research Database

The Critical Issues Research Database aggregates geoscience information products from state geological surveys, the U.S. Geological Survey, professional societies, and geoscience information providers to aid decision makers as they address issues at the intersection of the geosciences and society. We are continually adding new content to the database, so please check back frequently.

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