Natural Disasters
mobi |eng | 2014-01-10 | Author:Vitaly Pedchenko

THE ESSENTIALS Look to your home and do what you can to secure it by covering windows and in particular sliding glass doors. Flying glass and other debris causes the ...
( Category: Natural Disasters May 2,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Hans-Joachim Heintze & Pierre Thielbörger

8 Communicable Diseases and Outbreak Control Jonas Torp Ohlsen and Siri Tellier 8.1 Concepts and Baseline Situation Infectious diseases are caused by a pathogen (prion, virus, bacteria, fungus, parasite). The ...
( Category: Natural Disasters April 24,2020 )
epub |eng | 2016-08-02 | Author:Steve Mattoon [Mattoon, Steve]

Events like those that took place in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina reveal just how unprepared our population is when disaster strikes. (sandoclr, courtesy of iStock) That may sound paranoid, ...
( Category: Security April 7,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-02-21 | Author:Roberto E. Barrios [Barrios, Roberto E.]

During the two decades preceding Katrina, Tremé witnessed the arrival of a new group of residents who were attracted to the neighborhood by its affordable historic properties (Reckdahl 2007). Suburban ...
( Category: Natural Disasters April 6,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2013-02-10 | Author:Geoff Williams

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 1913 Chapter Eleven Fighting Back March 26, Wednesday Midnight, Indianapolis Ben Hecht, the cub reporter out of Chicago, was still stuck in a hotel in Indianapolis. But ...
( Category: Natural Disasters March 31,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-09-03 | Author:Susan W. Kieffer

AN ASIDE ABOUT WIND-DRIVEN WAVES Wind-driven waves are the “deep-water waves” George Stokes mentioned in the previous chapter and illustrated in Figure 6.5. In these waves the water depth is ...
( Category: Natural Disasters March 28,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-05-20 | Author:David Toomey

It was mid-December 1944, exactly a week before Christmas. Eighty-six vessels of U.S. Navy Task Force 38 were in the Philippine Sea, 300 miles east of Luzon. There were eight ...
( Category: Natural Disasters March 26,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-05-11 | Author:Walter S. Griggs Jr., Walter S., Jr. Griggs

( Category: Cities March 25,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-24 | Author:Toby Ord [ORD, TOBY]

CHOICES I have sketched three dimensions of humanity’s potential: the vistas of time, space and experience that the future holds. My concern has not been to paint a detailed picture, ...
( Category: Philanthropy & Charity March 24,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:James Hubbard [Hubbard, James]

WHEN THE BLEEDING WON’T STOP IF YOU LET GO OF THE PRESSURE If the bleeding stops with pressure but starts back up when you release, even after holding for five ...
( Category: Natural Disasters March 24,2020 )
epub | | 2011-01-26 | Author:Bob Stearns

Hurricane-proof sturdy aluminum Bahama shutters can be lowered to completely cover the window. Photo by author. High-impact window film, designed as a burglary deterrent, is also available. While it does ...
( Category: Natural Disasters March 24,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Scott Hunt [Hunt, Scott]

MY DIESEL GENERATOR I am a fan of diesel generators that run at 1800 rpms because they typically have the longest service life. They also allow you more fuel options ...
( Category: Natural Disasters March 24,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-02 | Author:Ellen Prager

Earthquakes: The Unknowns The Landers Sequence Before this, no one thought faults could communicate. —Ross Stein, seismologist California is a land built, modified, and frequented by earthquakes. In 1992 a ...
( Category: Natural Disasters March 24,2020 )
epub |eng | 2014-09-14 | Author:Kathryn Miles

SANDY IS FORECAST TO BE A LARGE CYCLONE AT OR NEAR HURRICANE INTENSITY THROUGH THE END OF THE FORECAST PERIOD. That’s what John Svendsen most remembers about the forecast advisory ...
( Category: Atmospheric Sciences March 23,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Therese Greenwood [Therese Greenwood]

8 THE CAT PHOTO IT WAS 4:00 AM when we finally arrived in Edmonton—twelve hours since leaving City Hall—and somehow, on the very last leg of our journey, we made ...
( Category: Natural Disasters March 21,2020 )