Analysis of Hazardous Material Releases Due to Natural Hazards in the U.S.

Disasters – 2012

Natural hazards were the cause of over 16,600 hazardous material releases from 1990 to 2008. This analysis discusses the various occurrences of conjoint natural and technological incidents (natechs) and the significance of such data for future prevention.

Link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-7717.2012.01272.x/abstract

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