We are paying a high price for the way we live on our beautiful but dangerous planet. Last year the world experienced deadly earthquakes in Turkey, Taiwan, Colombia and Greece; floods and devastating landslides in Venezuela; hurricanes along the Atlantic Coast that forced evacuation of millions; and numerous smaller disasters. As bad as these events were, they were not extraordinary viewed in the context of previous 20th century occurrences.
|Title||A new look at natural disasters|
|Authors||T.A. Cohn, K.K. Gohn|
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Series Title||News and Trends in the Geosciences|
|Record Source||USGS Publications Warehouse|
|USGS Organization||National Center|