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Album caption and index card: Triangulation transitman at F2X. Kajakai Reservoir, Afghanistan. ca. 1968. Published as figure 12 in the U.S. Geological Survey Water-supply paper 1608-M 1970.
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We developed and tested a new method for in situ characterization and distribution of inorganic particles in biopsied lung tissue from three diverse human subject groups using field emission scanning electron microscopy with an energy dispersive analyzer. Backscattered electron and secondary electron images of particulate matter in lung tissue were acquired. Inorganic particulate matter in the field of view of the image was analyzed using energy dispersive spectroscopy and subsequently identified and cataloged.
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Album caption and index card: A.O. Westfall, USGS hydrologist, instructing Afghan hydrometrists in stream-gaging methods by cableway at model gaging station on Kabul River near head of Tang-e Gharu. View upstream. Afghanistan. n.d. Published as figure 38 in U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 911. 1976.
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Album caption and index card: Fathometer chart from sediment range line 12-12 cross section. Kajakai Reservoir, Afghanistan. ca. 1968. Published as figure 6 in U.S. Geological Survey Water-supply paper 1608-M. 1970.
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This dataset was created as part of the USGS Afghanistan Project investigating artisanal and small-scale mining activity. Clay mining for brick making purposes represents a small but important segment of the mineral extraction industry in Kabul, Afghanistan. Over the past several decades Kabul has grown from a relatively small city, with a 1970 population of less than 500,000 people, to a sprawling urban center with approximately 4.2 million people in 2020 (CIA 2020). Population growth has expanded the need for housing, commercial, and industrial buildings, and associated infrastructure. This has greatly increased demand for bricks, the primary construction material of the region. In this study, very high-resolution...
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Album caption and index card: Standard navigational sextant. Kajakai Reservoir, Afghanistan. ca. 1968. Published as figure 4 in U.S. Geological Survey Water-supply paper 1608-M. 1970.
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This data set is the digital geologic layer for the map of South Asia. The data set includes arcs, polgons, polygon labels, and attributes for geology, faults, inferred faults, and rivers. The data set is compiled from numerous UNESCO geologic maps to assist in the assessment of oil and gas for the World Energy Project.
Categories: Data, pre-SM502.8; Types: Downloadable, Map Service, OGC WFS Layer, OGC WMS Layer, Shapefile; Tags: Afghan, Province 8024, Afghanistan, Assam, Province 8034, Baluchistan, Province 8022, Bangladesh, All tags...
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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has compiled a geodatabase containing mineral-related geospatial data for 10 countries of interest in Southwest Asia (area of study): Afghanistan, Cambodia, Laos, India, Indonesia, Iran, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, and Thailand. The data can be used in analyses of the extractive fuel and nonfuel mineral industries and related economic and physical infrastructure integral for the successful operation of the mineral industries within the area of study as well as the movement of mineral products across domestic and global markets. This geodatabase reflects the USGS ongoing commitment to its mission of understanding the nature and distribution of global mineral commodity supply chains...
Tags: Afghanistan, Asia, Cambodia, Economic Geology, Energy Resources, All tags...
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Album caption and index card: A.O. Westfall, USGS hydrologist, at a new stream-gaging and weather observation station on Kabul River near head of Tang-e Gharu (Tangi Garu Gorge). View downstream. This is one of 63 new stream-gaging and weather stations constructed in Afghanistan as part of the Surface Water Research Project, 1964-69. Afghanistan. n.d. Published as figure 37 in U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 911. 1976.
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Album caption and index card: Boat with fathometer crew beginning sounder run. Kajakai Reservoir, Afghanistan. ca. 1968. Published as figure 11 in U.S. Geological Survey Water-supply paper 1608-M. 1970.
Multiple techniques including, x-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy, laser diffraction particle analysis, and inductively coupled plasma spectrometry, were used to characterize the morphology and composition of dust used for biological studies as well as lung tissue from rats, personnel deployed to Southwest Asia, and control samples. The data presented in this release are organized in the following structure: Child item 1: Geochemical and Morphological Characterization of Bulk Dust Used in MMP3 and GLIDE Experiments BulkDustCharacterization Table 1 XRD_final.csv BulkDustCharacterization Table 2 PSA_final.csv BulkDustCharacterization Table 3 ICP-OES-MS_final.csv BulkDustCharacterization Tables 1-2-3...
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Gridded seismic hazard curve data, gridded ground motion data, and mapped gridded ground motion values are available for the 2007 Afghanistan Seismic Hazard Model. Probabilistic seismic hazard data and maps of Afghanistan for peak ground acceleration (PGA) and 0.2 and 1.0 second spectral acceleration at probability levels of 2 percent in 50 years (annual probability of 0.000404), 5 percent in 50 years (annual probability of 0.001026), and 10 percent in 50 years (annual probability of 0.0021), assuming firm rock soil conditions at 760 m/s, are available. Development of the 2007 Afghanistan Seismic Hazard Model is documented in the USGS Open-File Report 2007-1137 (https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1137/index.html). This...
Multiple techniques including, x-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy, laser diffraction particle analysis, and inductively coupled plasma spectrometry, were used to characterize the morphology and composition of dust used for biological studies.
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Album caption and index card: Foerst bed-material sampler in use, Kajakai Reservoir. Afghanistan. ca. 1968. Published as figure 26 in U.S. Geological Suvey Water-supply paper 1608-M. 1970.
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Album caption and index card: Sediment deposited along river flood plain near range line 22-22, Kajakai Reservoir. Afghanistan. ca. 1968. Published as figure 27 in U.S. Geological Survey Water-supply paper 1608-M. 1970.
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Album caption and index card: Survey crew receiving training in transit operation. Kajakai Reservoir. Afghanistan. ca. 1968. Published as figure 13 in U.S. Geological Survey Water-supply paper 1608-M. 1970.


map background search result map search result map Stream-gaging and weather observation station. Kabul River, Afghanistan. n.d. Stream-gaging methods by cableway. Kabul River, Afghanistan. circa 1960s. Standard navigational sextant. Kajakai Reservoir, Afghanistan. ca. 1968. Fathometer chart. Kajakai Reservoir, Afghanistan. ca. 1968. Triangulation transitman. Kajakai Reservoir, Afghanistan. ca. 1968. Survey crew. Kajakai Reservoir, Afghanistan. ca. 1968. Sediment deposited along river flood plain. Kajakai Reservoir, Afghanistan. ca. 1968. Data Release for the 2007 Afghanistan Seismic Hazard Model Point locations of brick kilns in Kabul, Afghanistan, derived from 1965, 2004, 2011, and 2018 satellite imagery Structures prospective for petroleum in northern Afghanistan (structafg.shp) Geologic map of South Asia (geo8ag) Compilation of Geospatial Data (GIS) for the Mineral Industries and Related Infrastructure of Select Countries in Southwest Asia Point locations of brick kilns in Kabul, Afghanistan, derived from 1965, 2004, 2011, and 2018 satellite imagery Structures prospective for petroleum in northern Afghanistan (structafg.shp) Stream-gaging and weather observation station. Kabul River, Afghanistan. n.d. Stream-gaging methods by cableway. Kabul River, Afghanistan. circa 1960s. Standard navigational sextant. Kajakai Reservoir, Afghanistan. ca. 1968. Fathometer chart. Kajakai Reservoir, Afghanistan. ca. 1968. Triangulation transitman. Kajakai Reservoir, Afghanistan. ca. 1968. Survey crew. Kajakai Reservoir, Afghanistan. ca. 1968. Sediment deposited along river flood plain. Kajakai Reservoir, Afghanistan. ca. 1968. Data Release for the 2007 Afghanistan Seismic Hazard Model Geologic map of South Asia (geo8ag) Compilation of Geospatial Data (GIS) for the Mineral Industries and Related Infrastructure of Select Countries in Southwest Asia