Eas 1220 Spring 2012 Lecture 2

Eas 1220 Spring 2012 Lecture 2 - 17:02 UTC (EST+5) Jan 26,...

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What’s is a Natural Hazard? Source: The Telegraph Flooded farmland by the River Severn close to Worcester in late September 2008
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What’s is a Natural Disaster? Rojana Industrial Park, Ayutthaya, Thailand, October 2011 Source: Wikipedia
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Great Natural Disasters 1950-2008
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Table 1.6
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A Tale of Two Tables DEATH and DESTRUCTION
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DEATH
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DESTRUCTION
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Table 1.2
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Table 1.1
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Figure 1.4
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Figure 1.1
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What’s the biggest concern?
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What’s the underlying problem? http://www.susps.org/overview/numbers.html
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What’s the underlying problem? U.S. 312,913,574 World 6,990,324,293
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Unformatted text preview: 17:02 UTC (EST+5) Jan 26, 2012 http://www.census.gov/main/www/popclock.html Figure 1.12 Table 1.8 Where are the people? http://www.populationlabs.com/World_Population.asp Table 1.9 Table 1.10 Table 1.4 What about 2011? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/japan/111229/worst-natural-disasters-2011 What about Should we kiss our . . um friends. goodbye? The Mayan Calendar has no beginning and no end! http://feelguatemala.com/2012_the_end_of_the_world_according_to_a_mayan_prophecy Ryan Lela Jeanne Brown...
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