Introduction to the Epidemiological Aspects of Explosive Volcanism
- A head start always helps. Bischoff, Glenn // Urgent Communications;Nov2008, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p4
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...
- when earth attacks! Behar, Michael; MacMillan, Amanda // Popular Science;May2005, Vol. 266 Issue 5, p46
Provides information on digital-imaging and mapping tools used to foretell natural disasters. Volcanic eruptions; Hurricanes; Tsunamis; Earthquakes.
- Where the sky falls in. Winchester, Simon // New Scientist;10/29/2005, Vol. 188 Issue 2523, p20
The article presents information on the world's most dangerous natural disaster zones. People often settle in San Francisco or Tokyo, or on the tectonic boundary zones of the Himalayas or the Caucasus, or in the unstable mountain ranges of Turkey and Iran, and put themselves at the mercy of...
- Dealing with Disaster. // Techniques: Connecting Education & Careers;Feb2006, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p7
The article presents information on the natural disasters that struck several countries in the world. The year 2005 has been a year of natural disaster for the world. From the tsunami in Asia, to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, to the earthquake in Pakistan and November's killer tornado. In the...
- HOW DOES A TSUNAMI FORM? // Weekly Reader News - Senior;2/11/2005, Vol. 83 Issue 18, p4
Provides information on how a tsunami is formed. Possibility of tsunami occurrence due to earthquake and volcanic activity; Estimate speed of a tsunami; Damage that it can bring.
- When Nature Changes HISTORY. McNeil Jr., Donald G.; Waldman, Amy; Shane, Scott // New York Times Upfront;2/14/2005, Vol. 137 Issue 10, p10
Focuses on the influence of natural disasters on a nation and its people. Information on the countries affected by the tsunami on December 26, 2004; Impact of the explosion of Krakatoa, a volcano on an Indonesian island between Java and Sumatra, on its Muslim fundamentalists; Effect of the 1985...
- NATURAL FORCES. Lamb, Octavia // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing);Jun2004, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p78
Presents photographs of natural disasters found at the archives of the Royal Geographical Society. Dust storm that affect the capital of Khartoum in Sudan; Damages caused by the 1868 earthquake in the Peru-Chile Trench; Eruption of Mount Soufriere in the 19th century.
- STORM SEASON. // Global Cosmetic Industry;Apr2004, Vol. 172 Issue 4, p19
The article presents some safety measures that can be taken in case one is stuck in an area hit by a tornado or a hurricane. With an average of 1,200 tornados per year in the U.S. causing at least US$400 million in structural damage per year, tornados also claim the lives of about 70 Americans...
- Storm Center. // World Almanac for Kids;2006, p312
The article discusses storms, specifically tornadoes and hurricanes. Descriptions and causes of the weather phenomena, as well as designated categories which measure intensity, are included. The record for the most tornadoes in a single year was reached in 2004 when 1,717 were reported. 2004...