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Chapter 16

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Natural Disasters and Catastrophes

Links
http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/special-reports/katrina.html     (Hurricane Katrina NOAA site)

http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/hurricanes/       (Hurricane formation NASA)
http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/tsunami/           (Tsunami and earthquake research USGS)
http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/how-are-volcanoes-and-earthquakes-related             (The relationship between volcanoes and earthquakes)
http://landslides.usgs.gov/            (Landslides hazard program USGS)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wildfire            (Wildfire)
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Atmosphere/tornado/formation.html             (Tornado formation)
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/infocus/floods/science.html                (Causes of floods)
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/brochures/heatwave.pdf          (Heat Wave brochure)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2012/07/24/what-we-know-about-climate-change-and-drought/         (Climate change and drought - Washington Post article)
http://fox2now.com/2012/11/14/could-a-big-new-madrid-quake-be-next-for-the-midwest/         (New Madrid Fault)
http://tamino.wordpress.com/2012/11/19/death-by-heat-wave/              (Heat wave deaths)
http://www.nrdc.org/health/climate/heat.asp               (Heat waves NRDC)
http://www.nwf.org/Wildlife/Threats-to-Wildlife/Global-Warming/Global-Warming-is-Causing-Extreme-Weather/Heat-Waves.aspx    (Global warming and heat waves)
http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/NEWS/0,,contentMDK:23208924~menuPK:34457~pagePK:34370~piPK:34424~theSitePK:4607,00.html      (Shel region drought)
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1067/508of05-1067.html          (La Conchita land slides USGS)

http://www.ouramazingplanet.com/1285-mississippi-river-biggest-floods-110503.html     (Mississippi floods slide show)

http://ptwc.weather.gov/         (Pacific tsunami warning center)
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2004/12/1227_041226_tsunami.html     (Nat Geo tsunami article)
http://www.wild-again.org/UKsite/Erosion-flooding-UK.html              (Deforestation and flooding)
http://www.wrm.org.uy/bulletin/17/Nicaragua.html                  (Deforestation and hurricane Mitch)
http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/Colombia/Ruiz/description_eruption_lahar_1985.html        (Nevado Del Ruiz eruption USGS)
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/world/events/1995_01_16.php            (1995 Kobe earthquake, Japan USGS)
http://www.rapidcitypubliclibrary.org/lib_info/1972flood/index.asp      (rapid city flood of 1972)
http://www.consrv.ca.gov/cgs/rghm/ap/Pages/index.aspx           (Alquist-Priolo earthquake fault zoning act)
http://coastalmanagement.noaa.gov/initiatives/shoreline_ppr_setbacks.html           (Construction setbacks)
http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/circ1182/pdf/11Delta.pdf              (Sacramento- San Joaquin delta)
http://seismo.berkeley.edu/blog/seismoblog.php/2009/05/12/today-in-earthquake-history-sichuan-2008          (Sichuan earthquake 2008)
http://www.oxfam.org/en/emergencies/myanmar-cyclone           (Myanmar cyclone 2008)

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