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Running Head: WEATHER DISASTERS1Weather DisastersCory PhillipsGEO 101C– Earth Science with LabColorado State University-GlobalCampusKaren StellyApril 27, 2018
WEATHER DISASTERS2Weather DisastersWeather related disasters have become a more common occurrence in recent time although it is not just a recent development. Weather related disasters have been around well before any humans were around and will probably be here well after we are gone from this Earth.Experts have been trying to develop methods in which to study natural disasters so that they can better understand and predict these types of events to prevent loss of life and property. With the emergence of new technologies and the availability of unmanned vehicles, experts are finding better methods to study these types of disasters without risk to themselves or other people. With the emergence of this new technology, experts and scientists are grasping a better understanding of the cause of these types of disasters and allowing for a better warning system to be put into place. That does not mean that the methods that they are using are perfect in any way, but they are striving for that perfection mark to preserve life and property.The most recent catastrophic weather disaster in my memory is Hurricane Katrina that affected many parts of Louisiana, Texas, and the rest of the Gulf of Mexico coastline to include Florida and that’s just in the United States. Other countries were affected by Hurricane Katrina including the Bahamas and Cuba (History.com Staff, 2009). Although Hurricane Katrina was not