Category Archives: Earthquakes

Earthquake Tour

We usually think of California when we think earthquakes in the U.S., but one of the most significant earthquakes to strike in North America actually happened in the New Madrid Seismic Zone two hundred years ago. Check out this site … Continue reading

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Update: Central Library @ University of Canterbury

On September 4, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck near Christchurch, New Zealand, resulting in considerable damage to the area. One building that was severely impacted by the earthquake was the Central Library at the University of Canterbury. After months … Continue reading

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Information on Natural Disasters

Click here to view a wonderfully illustrated and very informative web page from National Geographic.  The page provides information on tornadoes, hurricanes, volcanoes, and earthquakes, and includes maps and case studies.

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Information Resources for Haitian Relief Efforts

We learned about the extraordinary efforts of the University of Miami’s Louis Calder Memorial Library of the UM School of Medicine¬†from Mary Moore, Chair, who posted excellent information on the DIMRC listserv about how they are communicating with and meeting … Continue reading

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