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Ten Hours Until Dawn: The True Story of Heroism and Tragedy Aboard the Can Do

Ten Hours Until Dawn

The True Story of Heroism and Tragedy Aboard the Can Do

St. Martin's Press (2007)
US$13.29

In the midst of the Blizzard of 1978, the tanker Global Hope floundered on the shoals in Salem...

The Ravaging Tide: Strange Weather, Future Katrinas, and the Coming Death of America's Coastal Cities

The Ravaging Tide

Strange Weather, Future Katrinas, and the Coming Death of America's Coastal Cities

Free Press (2006)
US$10.99

If, like many Americans, you believe the ongoing tragedy of Hurricane Katrina was a...

Wave Fields in Real Media: Wave Propagation in Anisotropic, Anelastic, Porous and Electromagnetic Media

Wave Fields in Real Media (2nd ed.)

Wave Propagation in Anisotropic, Anelastic, Porous and Electromagnetic Media

Elsevier Science (2007)
US$225.00

Wave Fields in Real Media examines the differences between an ideal and a real description of wave...

Introduction to International Disaster Management
Elsevier Science (2010)
US$79.95

Disaster management is a vibrant and growing field, driven by government spending in the wake of...

Disaster Management Handbook

Record breaking hurricane seasons, tornados, tsunamis, earthquakes, and intentional acts of...

Disaster: Hurricane Katrina and the Failure of Homeland Security

Disaster

Hurricane Katrina and the Failure of Homeland Security

Henry Holt and Co. (2007)
US$6.79

Based on exclusive interviews, the inside story of how America's emergency response system failed...

Wave: A Memoir of Life After the Tsunami

Wave

A Memoir of Life After the Tsunami

Little, Brown (2013)
US$15.99

The book opens and we are inside the wave: thirty feet high, moving at twenty-five mph, racing two...

The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America

The Big Burn

Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America

HMH Books (2009)
US$14.33

A dramatic account of the worst forest fire in American history by the author of the best-selling...

Volcanoes in Human History: The Far-Reaching Effects of Major Eruptions

Volcanoes in Human History

The Far-Reaching Effects of Major Eruptions

Princeton University Press (2012)
US$34.13

When the volcano Tambora erupted in Indonesia in 1815, as many as 100,000 people perished as a...

An Act of God?: Answers to Tough Questions about God's Role in Natural Disasters

An Act of God?

Answers to Tough Questions about God's Role in Natural Disasters

Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. (2012)
US$9.99

How can we begin to understand or explain the tough questions about world disasters? Should we...