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Brimstone Sky By Jam Spears
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A serialized novel about a future on Earth where mankind lives underneath a cloud of volcanic ash.
Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek and Tien Shan By Stephen Platt
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I went to Kyrgyzstan as part of the EU SENSUM team investigating using remote sensing to map hazards and monitor disaster recovery. We ran a scenario planning game in Bishkek with Emergency personnel... More > from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. Our host takes us to a night club. It’s in a vast concert bunker. We toast each other unmercifully with vodka shots until encouraged onto the dance floor where we dance with a group of attractive young girls they call the ‘jet-set’. We went for a walk in the snow covered Tien Shan and walked up the Ala Acha gorge. We wanted to see snow leopard, but all we saw were the inquisitive marmots and circling eagles. Having forgotten my trainers I had only sandals to keep my feet warm. Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan is a fascinating city, with its tree-lined boulevards, Soviet ‘brave new world’ architecture and a huge statue of Lenin pointing towards a future long gone. Bishkek is a city on the ancient ‘silk-road’ and there is a relaxed human feel to the place.< Less
2012 Chronicles #0345 - Nether Palace of Fate By Klaudio Zic
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Eon earthquake maps - the mother of all earthquakes. These maps serve as predictive trigger for all subsequent earthquakes of the Eon.
Cartas – Letters 2010 Tomo II – Volume II By Mario Aguilar Benítez
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Letters by Mario Aguilar Benitez written in March 2010 after the Chilean earthquake.
Cartas – Letters 2010 Tomo II – Volume II By Mario Aguilar Benítez
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Letters by Mario Aguilar Benitez written in March 2010 after the Chilean earthquake.
Subduction Zone By David Paoli
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a work of fiction set in the near future that describes what happens before, during and after a large earthquake and tsunami.
Istanbul: To Redesign or Rebuild? By Emma Ward
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This book will discuss the future of Istanbul, Turkey’s largest city. It is predicted that a major earthquake will strike the region within the next 30 years, causing widespread disruption and... More > loss of life. Seismologists and engineers working on this topic understand the damage that may be caused, and what could be done to help prevent it, but no one has asked what becomes of the city afterwards. To help answer this question, two of the strongest earthquakes in European history have been chosen as case studies. Lisbon was redesigned following the 1755 earthquake, and Messina was rebuilt in the aftermath of the 1905 earthquake. Using the information presented on these examples, together with field research in Istanbul, proposals for the redesign and rebuild strategies will be investigated and presented for discussion.< Less
Pakistan: Kaghan Valley By Stephen Platt
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This is an account of a trip with Emily So of Cambridge University in 2006 to the areas affected by the Pakistan earthquake of 8 October 2005. The aim of for Emily was to conduct a survey of... More > survivors of the earthquake about their injuries as part of her PhD. My aim was to shed light on the factors affecting long-term recovery after major disasters. We interviewed people in Islamabad responsible for coordinating relief and reconstruction and visited the areas affected by the earthquake. We also drove up the beautiful Kaghan Valley as far as we were able. Understanding some of the issues faced by survivors of the earthquake was a powerful experience for us both and we were treated with the warmest hospitality and generosity by everyone we met in Pakistan< Less
Kaikoura 7.8 By Stephen H Rush
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A factual account of the huge November 2016 magnitude 7.8 earthquake that rocked central New Zealand and the hair raising stories of 26 individuals and families that survived it.
The Temblor of Diablo By James W. Cotton
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Arie Petrovich is a geologist and a journalist for a popular nature magazine. He is given an assignment to write an article on the new monitoring system being installed to monitor earthquakes. While... More > he's there, a major earthquake strikes the city of Walnut Creek, nearly destroying the town and killing hundreds, among which are the two scientists he was interviewing. He finds himself involved in the investigation, using his connections and knowledge of science to uncover a plot of murder and coverup, and a manhunt that leads all over the state of California.< Less

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