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Unformatted text preview: The definition of natural disaster Six hazards associated with hurricanes 1. High winds 2. Coast flood 3. Inland floods 4. High wave 5. Rain 6. Tornadoes Difference between natural disasters and natural hazards Natural Disaster- damage to infrastructure, involves fatalities Storm surge- The four phases of Mitigation Preparedness Rapid onset- short lived- hurricanes, wildlife fire CRED.ORG Hurricane Pam George Hadley William Dampier Ben Franklin John Winthrop- first scientific measurement hurricane William Redfield- defined hurricane William Reid- rotation different in north and southern hemisphere Pidington Joseph Henry Father Vines- first hurricane prediction Section 409 mitigation plans Section 404 mitigation plans Hazard mitigation survey teams Detection of natural disasters...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2010 for the course EST 330 taught by Professor Paulsiegel during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '09