May be of interest to other librarians:


The public lecture, "The 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake and Tsunami 50th
ANNIVERSARY" by George Plafker from this past Thursday is now online at:

Publications for "1964 Alaska Earthquake" listed online at:
USGS Publications Warehouse :
USGS National Geologic Map Database :

George's publications are listed at:
-- USGS National Geologic Map Database:
-- USGS Publications Warehouse:


The USGS congressional briefings are listed at:

The slide presentation (and audio, if available), "Exploring Earthquakes:
Analyzing the Past to Protect Lives and Property Today" from this past
Friday will be posted at:


Minerals information, new publications and public inquiries

(1) Estimate of Undiscovered Copper Resources of the World, 2013:

(2) USGS Minerals Commodity Summaries :
2013 is online at:
- Please note, usually these are made available each January; however,
there has been a delay in the publication of the USGS Minerals Commodity
Summary 2014 publication.

(3) USGS Minerals Commodity = Niobium , Statistics and Information :

Interactive maps and lists of Mines, Mine Production, and(or) Mineral

USGS Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data :
USGS Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS):
- Mines, Mine Production, and(or) Mineral Occurrences:

Example: Niobium:
-- from the dropdown menu at:
--- select "Commodity" = "Niobium"
--- To view the results in Google Earth, select "Chose Format" = "Google
Earth" (from dropdown menu) and select "Get Data"


Please let me know if you seek additional information.

Enjoy the day,

Emily Wild
Librarian (Physical Scientist)
U.S. Geological Survey
Denver Library
Box 25046, MS 914
Denver Federal Center
Denver, CO 80225-0046
ph: (303) 236-1003
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