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Policy and Economics
The 2004 Hurricane Season: Global Warming in Action?
British Leaders Make Climate Issues a Pr
THE SJITURDJIY EVENING POST
TROPICAL TWISTERS: HURRICANES
A leading meterological scientist explores the forces at work in the cyclical upsurge of hurricane activity.
by Dr. Roy W. Spencer
t's that time of year again. hurri/ cane season
WORLD METEOROLOGICAL DAY 2006
PREVENTING AND MITIGATING NATURAL DISASTERS
Message from Mr. M. Jarraud Secretary-General of WMO
Every year on 23 March, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and its 187 Members, as well as meteorological communities w
THE WORLD IN NUMBERS
hf tsunami that struck Southeast Asia tfiL- day after Christmas last year was set off by an earthquake with a magnitude of at least 9.0one of the largest ever recorded. The catastrophe, which left 200,000
UGB 220E Natural Hazards
Weathering & Slope Processes
Weathering Preparation Preparation Physical and chemical weathering Slope processes Gravitational force is the underlying cause! Mass movement and particulate movement Role of humans
UGB222EB NATURAL HAZARDS
The giant Encelade betrayed gods. Athena buried him under Mount Etna. His shaking was earthquake, his breathing caused volcano eruption.
Vulcan`s forge, by Velazquez (1630AD)
Plate-tectonic Setting of Volcanoes