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  • O'Connor, J. E.; Duda, J.J.; Grant, G.E. (2015-05-01)
    Forty years ago, the demolition of large dams was mostly fiction, notably plotted in Edward Abbey's novel The Monkey Wrench Gang. Its 1975 publication roughly coincided with the end of large-dam construction in the United ...
  • United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency (United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1983-09)
    The FIA which directs the NFIP, wanted to know whether the major directives set forth in Executive Order 11988 had been effective in reducing flood losses and in promoting proper mitigation activities. Six questions were ...
  • Scanlon, Joseph; Johnston, Nick; Vandervalk, Allison (2012-03)
    It is generally accepted that the majority of responses to a disaster in social media sources misrepresent what actually occurs in such an event. Over the last century, mine disasters occurring in Nova Scotia have generated ...
  • Uberti, David (The Guardian., 2015-07-27)
    This article looks at the City of New Orleans ten years after Hurricane Katrina. It discusses the changes made to the cities as well as the difficulties and successes it has faced during recovery and the challenges moving forward.
  • Risk Management Solutions, Inc.[RMS]. (Risk Management Solutions, Inc., 2007)
    The Bristol Channel Floods of January 30, 1607 is known as the most catastrophic flood in western Britain. This report reflects on the historic event, examines recent research into the causes of the flooding, and analyzes ...
  • Risk Management Solutions. (Risk Management Solutions;, 2008)
    On December 28, 1908 at 5:20 a.m. local time, an earthquake occurred along the Straits of Messina between the island of Sicily and mainland Italy. Also known as the Messina-Reggio Earthquake, it caused severe ground shaking ...
  • Risk Management Solutions. (Risk Management Solutions [RMS];, 2008)
    On December 28, 1908 an earthquake occurred along the Straits of Messina between the island of Sicily and mainland Italy. In this report, RMS revisits this historic earthquake, summarizing the ground shaking damage and ...
  • Grossi, Patricia (Risk Management Solutions, 2006)
    Also known as the "Long Island Express", the Great New England Hurricane of 1938 devastated the New England region causing massive flooding and over 700 deaths. This study looking at what would most likely happen if the ...
  • Lynham, John.; Noy, Ilan.; Page, Jonathan. (University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Department of Economics;, 2012-08)
    Research on the economic and human toll of natural disasters focuses on the short-term, often ignoring the important long-term impacts of these catastrophic events. The main reason for the lack of empirical research on the ...
  • Brocher, Thomas Mark, 1954-; Filson, John R.; Guis, Gary S.; Haeussler, Peter J. (Peter John); Holzer, Thomas L.; Flaker, George; Blair, J. Luke (Geological Survey (U.S.), 2014-03)
    The magnitude 9.2 Great Alaska Earthquake that struck south-central Alaska at 5:36 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 1964, is the largest recorded earthquake in U.S. history and the second-largest earthquake recorded with modern ...
  • Brocher, Thomas M.; Filson, John R.; Guis, Gary S.; Haeussler, Peter J.; Holzer, Thomas L.; Flaker, George; Blair, J. Luke (Geological Survey (U.S.), 2014-03)
    The magnitude 9.2 Great Alaska Earthquake that struck south-central Alaska at 5:36 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 1964, is the largest recorded earthquake in U.S. history and the second-largest earthquake recorded with modern ...
  • Jarrett, Robert D; Costa, John E (Geological Survey (U.S.), 2006-07)
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  • United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency (United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1982-10)
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  • Alexander, David (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1987)
    This study describes the landslide that occurred in the City of Ancona, in central Italy, on December 13, 1982. An integrated view of the disaster is obtained by examining its political, social, logistical, financial, ...

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