Predicting Extreme Weather

How scientists are using new technology to forecast natural disasters


From tsunamis and floods, to blizzards and wildfires, the world is full of natural disasters. And while there's often little we can do to prevent Mother Nature's wrath, we can prepare for disasters and, hopefully, minimize their impact.

In this free download, we will share recent advances in technology that are used to forecast earthquakes, landslides, volcanoes, tornadoes, hurricanes and floods, as well as how experts are using that technology to improve evacuation and warning methods.

This download also includes the top 12 weather myths -- from avoiding a lightning strike to staying out of the path of a tornado -- plus a story on how Galveston, Texas, survived a 1900 hurricane called the most deadly natural disaster in U.S. history.

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