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.


  • Greg Holland director, weather division, National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • Marianne Guffanti coordinator for the U.S. Geological Survey Volcano Hazards Program
  • Tom Jordan Professor of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California and Director of Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC)

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