An Interactive GIS of Pacific Basin Natural Hazards,
Bemis, H. Goss, E. Yurkovich, J. T. Perron, and D. Howell
U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road MS 975, Menlo Park, CA 94025
is a Geographical Information System (GIS) that incorporates Pacific Basin
data on natural hazards, demographics, physiography, and infrastructure.
Developed to convey the principles of the Crowding the Rim Initiative
(a public-private partnership), HAZPAC promotes awareness of regional natural
The overlapping and interactive layers allow users to evaluate the
exposure of human population and valuable infrastructure to natural hazards.
Keywords: HAZPAC; Interactive GIS; Pacific Basin