Natural Disasters: Patterns and Predictability

Natural Disasters: Patterns and Predictability

The death toll from Saturday's earthquake in Pakistan is thought to exceed 20,000 people. Diane and her guests discuss natural disaster patterns and on going efforts to develop early warning systems.

The death toll from Saturday's earthquake in Pakistan is thought to exceed 20,000 people. Diane and her guests discuss natural disaster patterns and on going efforts to develop early warning systems.

Guests

Tom Jordan

Professor of Earth Sciences, University of
Southern California and
Director of Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC)

Marianne Guffanti

coordinator for the U.S. Geological Survey Volcano Hazards Program

Greg Holland

director, weather division, National Center for Atmospheric Research

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