256Jan 15, 2013
The Gulf Coast and Natural and Human-Caused Disasters
Panelists talked about the various natural and human-made issues impacting the Gulf Coast, including potential future disasters. U.S. Geological Survey Director Marcia McNutt said that people ...
469Jan 15, 2013
Lessons from Disasters
Margareta Wahlstrom and Craig Fugate spoke at a conference on the impact and response of natural and man-made disasters, along with environmental challenges, to help develop recommendations and ...
185Jan 15, 2013
Consequences of Aridity and Drought
Scientific and government officials discussed the complexity of aridity and drought. U.S. Geological Survey research scientist Margaret Redsteer said climate change would affect not only the ...
180Jan 15, 2013
Japan's 2011 Earthquake
Scientific, business and government leaders examined the impact of the 2011 earthquake off the coast of Japan that triggered a series of events from tsunami to the meltdown of Fukushima nuclear ...