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  • Robson, G.R.; Canales, L.; Esteva, L. (Unesco, 1968-05)
    At the request of Unesco, the authors undertook a reconnaissance mission to Venezuela to prepare a preliminary report on the earthquake.
  • National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (National Academy of Sciences (U.S.), 1969)
    For each of the following topics, describes the present state of knowledge, need for future research and recommendations: Socioeconomic aspects of Earthquakes; Earthquake Ground Motion; Soil Mechanics and Earth Structure; ...
  • Changnon, Stanley A. (Stanley Alcide) (Illinois State Water Survey, 1969)
    Severe winter storms, those producing 6 inches or more snowfall and/or damaging glaze, occur five times a year in Illinois, and cause more damage than other forms of severe weather. The climatology of all severe winter ...
  • Burton, Ian, 1935-; Golant, Stephen M. (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1969)
    The authors apply the semantic differential technique to the meaning that people attach to hazards. Fifty-eight subjects were tested using this technique. Results of the experiment suggest that this technique is a useful ...
  • Haas, J. Eugene (John Eugene); Ayre, Robert S (National Academy of Sciences, 1969)
    The January 1968 Sicilian earthquakes were relatively modest earth disturbances which resulted in great disaster to the community. This report This report includes discussions of structural damage, building construction ...
  • Cypra, Kenneth; Peterson, George L. (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1969)
    Discusses technical advice services for flood plain managers based on the assumption that "services are simultaneously limited from above by the flood plain management effort and its supporting state of the art and below ...
  • Hewitt, Kenneth; Sheehan, Lesley (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1969)
    Includes world maps of a number of disastrous impacts, total loss of life from disasters excluding drought, and average number of deaths per disaster by 10 degree squares for 1947-1967. Tables: List of Unit Disasters ...
  • Russell, Clifford S. (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1969)
    A general discussion of the role of various kinds of human adjustments and their interaction in the attempt to decrease losses from natural hazards. Specifically, the author discusses the estimation of optimal adjustments ...
  • Golant, Stephen M. (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1969)
    Forty-five citations, extensively annotated to include both summary and evaluation. Includes general material on stress and communication; psychological as well as behavioral material; and post- as well as pre-disaster material.
  • Hewitt, Kenneth (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1969)
    Provides a survey of probability models for discrete natural events (those events comprising only a fraction of a time or space continuum), and a discussion of logical design in the study of discrete events. Extensive ...
  • Burton, Ian, 1935-; Golant, Stephen M. (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1969)
    206 subjects were asked to rank a list of social, physical, and environmental hazards according to desire for avoidance and to underline those they had experienced. The results were analyzed for the effect of experience ...
  • Barker, Mary, 1922-; Burton, Ian, 1935- (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1969)
    The Rosenzweig Picture-Frustration Test was used to compare responses to social versus environmental frustration on a sample of introductory geography students. Cartoons in which the subject provided a reply for a cartoon ...
  • Omote, S.; Ōsawa, Yutaka, 1927-; Skinner, I.; Yoshimi, Y. (Unesco, 1969-01)
    At the request of the Philippine Government, Unesco sent a reconnaissance mission of four persons to Manila. The main objectives of the mission were to make preliminary studies of the seismological and engineering aspects ...
  • Foster, Leslie T., 1947- (University of Toronto, 1970)
    Presents a Bayesian decision model for helping municipal managers make snow control decisions, and seven hypotheses concerning Bayesian versus actual decision making. The second part of the paper reports on actual decision ...
  • Kates, Robert W. (Robert William), 1929-; Burton, Ian, 1935-; White, Gilbert F. (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1970)
    States principal hypotheses for field work on natural hazards consisting of a description of the study site and a basic interview with a sample of 120 households, including administration of a sentence completion test. ...
  • Schiff, Myra, 1943- (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1970)
    Presents definitions and relevant aspects of the theoretical work on attitudes and perceptions in precise but non-technical language with reference to the psychological literature.
  • Kates, Robert W. (Robert William), 1929- (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1970)
    This paper presents a series of linked hypotheses for natural hazard research concerning man-nature interaction, techno-social stages, nature of the hazard, decision-maker classes, and aspects of individual decisionmaking. ...
  • Burton, Ian, 1935-; Auliciems, Andris (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1970)
    This paper examines the level of awareness and perception of air pollution problems in Toronto. Residents had a high level of awareness, viewing air pollution as an important problem that demanded attention. They are ...
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  • Gardner, Noel C.; Judson, Arthur (United States. Forest Service. Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, 1970)
    This report presents planning and operational procedures and discusses criteria for avalanche control and the evaluation of avalanche hazard based on field data. It outlines a method for determining when gunfire should ...

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