PubTalk 11/2007 — Disasters, Dust, .... and Danger?

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Detailed Description

Using geoscience to help understand whether health risks lurk in particles produced by disasters

By Geoff Plumlee, Research Geochemist 

 

  • Valley Fever outbreak following the 1994 Northridge, California earthquake
  • World Trace Center collapse
  • Hurricane Katrina flooding
  • 1996 Marinduque, Philippines, mine tailings spill

Details

Image Dimensions: 200 x 154

Date Taken:

Length: 01:05:55

Location Taken: Menlo Park, CA, US

Transcript

Contact wmcesic@usgs.gov for transcript.