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Most Vulnerable Cities Revealed With Flood Risk Index
2012-08-22 15:13:29

A team of researchers from the University of Leeds and the Netherlands base their findings on a new method they developed to calculate the flood vulnerability of cities.

2011-03-16 07:20:00

TUCSON, Ariz., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent Japanese earthquake and tsunami and the 2004 Indonesian earthquake and tsunami have shocked the world. Dr.

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2010-06-21 07:15:00

Study of how canyon formed offers insight into ancient flood events on Earth and Mars.

2009-01-08 11:15:00

When extremes of drought and flood come in rapid succession, the extent of damage to vegetation may depend in part on the sequence of those events, according to a new study published in The American Naturalist.

2008-09-02 09:00:20

Major Chinese city on high flood alert WUHAN, Aug. 31 (Xinhua) -- More than 600 people are carrying out round-the-clock patrols of dikes along the Yangtze River in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, as the water level of the country's longest river rises.

2008-08-09 12:00:54

ASHLAND, N.H. (AP) -- A flash flood roared through a central New Hampshire campground, sweeping a Rhode Island family's SUV downstream, killing a 7-year-old girl, and leaving her mother and 5- year-old brother clinging for life to a tree until they were rescued, authorities said.

2006-04-10 21:48:35

By Reed Stevenson SCHAGEN, Netherlands (Reuters) - It seems appropriate that Johan Huibers is building a modern version of Noah's Ark in the Netherlands, where two-thirds of the land would be under water were it not for dikes and levees holding back the North Sea.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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