Unit 4 – Natural Hazards
How We’ll Predict the Next Natural Disaster
Preparing and Rebuilding After Natural Disasters: A New Public Health Normal
Harvey: Largest Rainfall Event Recorded in US History
Houston fears climate change will cause catastrophic flooding: ‘It’s not if, it’s when’ (article written pre-Hurricane Harvey)
Harvey’s flooding spurs concern about Houston’s toxic waste sites (article written post Hurricane Harvey)
Hurricane Harvey’s Ominous Forecast (5 day forecast)
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale
Ask the scientist: How can the weather spark and spread wildfires?
California’s Worsening Wildfires, Explained
Predicting the Next Big Earthquake
Earthquake Magnitude, Energy Release, and Shaking Intensity
THE GREAT MISSISSIPPI RIVER FLOOD OF 1927
China tops new list of countries most at risk from coastal flooding
The Dutch Have Solutions to Rising Seas. The World Is Watching
Dealing with the Deluge “Floods”
2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami Remembered
Could a large tsunami happen in the United States?
A Timeline of Mount St. Helens
Landslides and Avalanches
What was the largest landslide in the United States?
Catastrophic Landslides of the 20th Century – Worldwide
Ready.gov Landslides and Debris Flow
How Does Droughts Affect Our Lives?
NASA study finds 1934 had worst North American drought of last thousand years