Natural Disasters : Pathfinder

BOOKS

Firefly guide to global hazards / Robert Kovach and Bill McGuire

GB5014 .K69 2004

Earthshaking science : what we know (and don't know) about earthquakes /

Susan Elizabeth Hough.

QE534.3 .H68 2002

WEB SITES

DisasterHelp

https://disasterhelp.gov/portal/jhtml/index.jhtml

Provides information and services relating to preparedness, response,

recovery, and mitigation. Includes disaster news, anti-terror, disease,

and natural disasters.

Extreme Weather Sourcebook

http://sciencepolicy.colorado.edu/sourcebook

Economic and other societal impacts related to hurricanes, floods,

tornadoes, lightning, and other U.S. weather phenomena

Federal Emergency Management Agency, Homeland Security

www.fema.gov

Leads the effort to prepare the nation for all hazards and manage federal

response and recovery efforts following any national incident.

National Geophysical Data Center

http://www.ngde.noaa.gov/seg/hazard/hazards.shtml

National Hazards Center

www.colorado.edu/hazards/

Collects and shares research and experience related to preparedness for,

response to, recovery from, and mitigation of disasters.

Natural Hazard Statistics

www.nws.noaa.gov/om/hazstats.shtml

Provides statistical information on fatalities, injuries and damages

caused by weather related hazards.

SUBJECT HEADINGS

topAsteroids

Earthquakes

Floods

Hazardous geographic environments

Natural disasters

Tsunamis

Volcanoes



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