PubTalk 4/2014 — CATASTROPHIC Earthquakes In a Crowded World

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by Thomas L. Holzer, USGS Research Geologist 


  • Why have there been so many catastrophic earthquakes at the beginning of the 21st century?
  • The history and future of earthquake death tolls, and the urbanization of the planet.
  • The modern megacity, and its vulnerability to natural hazards.


Image Dimensions: 200 x 151

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Length: 01:06:33

Location Taken: Menlo Park, CA, US


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