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Engineering for Natural Disasters   Tags: earthquake, natural_disasters, seismic disasters, tornado, tsunami  

This guide is a collection of resources for applied engineering in times of natural disaster. This covers earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, and tsunamis.
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Selected Books on Natural Disasters

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Extreme environmental events : complexity in forecasting and early warning - Robert A. Meyers (ed.)
Call Number: GB5030 .E98 2011 (Science Library)
ISBN: 1441976965
Publication Date: 2011
Extreme Environmental Events is an authoritative single source for understanding and applying the basic tenets of complexity and systems theory, as well as the tools and measures for analyzing complex systems, to the prediction, monitoring, and evaluation of major natural phenomena affecting life on earth.

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Rising Waters - Samuel D. Brody; Wesley E. Highfield; Jung Eun Kang
Call Number: TC423 .B68 2011 (Young Library)
ISBN: 0521193214
Publication Date: 2011-03-31
Hurricane Katrina and the flooding of New Orleans in 2005 confirmed what had been tacitly understood by local policy makers for a long time: that the problem of flooding is getting worse and that this presents a major risk to the health and safety of the American population.



This guide is a collection of resources for preventative and responsive engineering in lieu of the recent worldwide natural disasters.  It contains a variety of resources from government, public and non-profit sources. 


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