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Bischoff, Glenn
November 2008
Urgent Communications;Nov2008, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p4
Trade Publication
The article talks about the advantages of having environmental sensing technology, which is being utilized in predicting various natural disasters. It is indicated that some natural calamities are more problematic than others like volcanic eruptions which was noted to be the worse like what happened on the 1980 eruption of Mount Saint Helens in Washington. According to the article, tornadoes in comparison to hurricanes are a bigger problem because they can just pop out of nowhere, while hurricanes can be tracked by computer modeling software.


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