Risky business: Modeling catastrophes
- Published on Wednesday, 03 October 2012 15:21
- Written by Mike McClain, Web Editor
Natural hazards — earthquakes, tropical cyclones and thunderstorms, for example — occur with considerable frequency around the world. Fortunately, most events are either not intense enough or too remote to cause damage. But the probability that a given natural hazard could become a natural disaster is higher today than at any previous point in history.
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