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Design of a GIS-based decision support system for chemical emergency preparedness and response in an urban environment
Public health assessment tool used to analyze the health and safety effects of a major landfill landslide
Comparison of California tides, storm surges, and mean sea level during the El Nino winters of 1982-83 and 1997-98
Signatures of natural catastrophic events and anthropogenic impact in an estuarine environment, New Zealand
Biomonitoring of Chemical Exposure among New York City Firefighters Responding to the World Trade Center Fire and Collapse
This data set is a subset of the Spatial Hazard Events and Losses Databasefor the United States (SHELDUS Version 7.0) that was compiled by theUniversity of South Carolina. It portrays county-level hazard data forthe United States, for the years 2001 to 2009. Included is informationfor 17 different natural hazard event types, as well as the total cost ofdamage due to natural hazards. The event types included are avalanches,coastal events, drought, earthquakes, flooding, fog, hail, heat,hurricanes/tropical storms, landslides, lightning,severe storms/thunderstorms, tornadoes, tsunamis/seiches, wildfires,wind, and winter weather.For each event type, information is reported on property losses,crop losses, injuries, and...