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The Science of Natural Disasters
2007 Volume IV

Table of Contents

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Preface
Introduction
1. How Heating and Convection Contributes to Natural Disasters
______Roberta Mazzucco
Guide
2. Disaster Cycles
______Erica M. Mentone
Guide
3. Fueling Extreme Weather
______Catherine Baker
Guide
4. Severe Weather Trackers
______Kacey Jackson
Guide
5. Greenhouse Gases: The Chemistry Behind the Culprits
______Zakia D. Parrish, Ph.D.
Guide
6. Does Global Warming Increase the Intensity of Atmospheric Natural Disasters?
______Jacqueline Porter-Clinton
Guide
7. Global Warming and Hurricanes: Is an Increase in the Number of Stronger Hurricanes an Indicator of Global Warming?
______Nicole D. Primeau
Guide
8. Making Waves: A Study of Earthquakes and Tsunami
______Chrissy Bieler
Guide
9. The New Madrid Earthquakes of 1811-1812: Shaking Our Misconceptions about Earthquakes in United States History
______Ralph Russo
Guide
10. Modeling Natural Disasters with Mathematical Functions
______Jonathan Knickerbocker
Guide
11. Natural Disasters and the Five Themes of Geography
______Matthew A. Dooley
Guide
12. Natural Disasters: An Adventure in Non-Fiction
______Carol Boynton
Guide
13. Myths and Legends on Natural Disasters: Making Sense of Our World
______Pedro Mendia-Landa
Guide

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