Natural & Environmental Disasters

Browse our publications focusing on environmental and natural disasters.  Books included in this collection cover topics such as floods, earthquakes, fire, oil spills and other catastrophic events.

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Guidelines for Design of Structures for Vertical Evacuation From Tsunamis, Third Edition
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Guidelines for Design of Structures for Vertical Evacuation From Tsunamis, Third Edition

Guidelines for Design of Structures for Vertical Evacuation From Tsunamis, Third Edition

Seismic Evaluation of Older Concrete Buildings for Collapse Potential
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Seismic Evaluation of Older Concrete Buildings for Collapse Potential

Seismic Evaluation of Older Concrete Buildings for Collapse Potential

Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective
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Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective

Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective

The Road to Yucca Mountain: The Development of Radioactive Waste Policy in the United States
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The Road to Yucca Mountain: The Development of Radioactive Waste Policy in the United States

The Road to Yucca Mountain: The Development of Radioactive Waste Policy in the United States

Coastal Construction Manual: Principles and Practices of Planning, Siting, Designing, Constructing, and Maintaining Residential Buildings in Coastal Areas Volume 1 and 2
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Coastal Construction Manual: Principles and Practices of Planning, Siting, Designing, Constructing, and Maintaining Residential Buildings in Coastal Areas Volume 1 and 2

Coastal Construction Manual: Principles and Practices of Planning, Siting, Designing, Constructing, and Maintaining Residential Buildings in Coastal Areas Volume 1 and 2

Federal Emergency Management Agency Incident Management Handbook November 2017
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Federal Emergency Management Agency Incident Management Handbook November 2017

Federal Emergency Management Agency Incident Management Handbook November 2017

Geologic Field-Trip Guide to Volcanic and Hydrothermal Landscape of the Yellowstone Plateau
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Geologic Field-Trip Guide to Volcanic and Hydrothermal Landscape of the Yellowstone Plateau

Geologic Field-Trip Guide to Volcanic and Hydrothermal Landscape of the Yellowstone Plateau

Introduction to Prescribed Burning in Southern Ecosystems
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Introduction to Prescribed Fire in Southern Ecosystems

Introduction to Prescribed Burning in Southern Ecosystems

Airborne Hazards Related to Deployment
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Airborne Hazards Related to Deployment

Airborne Hazards Related to Deployment

Sesame Street Fire Safety Program (Multimedia CD) (English and Spanish Languages)
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Sesame Street Fire Safety Program (Multimedia CD) (English and Spanish Languages)

Sesame Street Fire Safety Program (Multimedia CD) (English and Spanish Languages)

Rapid Visual Screening of Buildings for Potential Seismic Hazards: A dbook
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Rapid Visual Screening of Buildings for Potential Seismic Hazards: A dbook

Rapid Visual Screening of Buildings for Potential Seismic Hazards: A dbook

Environmental Impact Statement for the Construction Permit for the Northwest Medical Isotopes Radioisotope Production Facility Final Report
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Environmental Impact Statement for the Construction Permit for the Northwest Medical Isotopes Radioisotope Production Facility Final Report

Environmental Impact Statement for the Construction Permit for the Northwest Medical Isotopes Radioisotope Production Facility Final Report

A Failure of Initiative: Final Report of the Select Bipartisan Committee To Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina, February 15, 2006 (eBook)
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A Failure of Initiative: Final Report of the Select Bipartisan Committee To Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina, February 15, 2006

A Failure of Initiative: Final Report of the Select Bipartisan Committee To Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina, February 15, 2006 (eBook)

Engineer: The Professional Bulletin for Army Engineers
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Engineer: The Professional Bulletin for Army Engineers

Engineer: The Professional Bulletin for Army Engineers

Stream Instability, Bridge Scour, and Countermeasures: A Field Guide for Bridge Inspectors (Package of 10)
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Stream Instability, Bridge Scour, and Countermeasures: A Field Guide for Bridge Inspectors (Package of 10)

Stream Instability, Bridge Scour, and Countermeasures: A Field Guide for Bridge Inspectors (Package of 10)

Let's Have Fun With Fire Safety
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Let's Have Fun With Fire Safety

Let's Have Fun With Fire Safety

Fire Safety Checklist for Older Adults
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Fire Safety Checklist for Older Adults

Fire Safety Checklist for Older Adults

Critical Infrastructure Database Catalog Version 2.0 (November 2008) CD (TSWG Controlled Item)
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Critical Infrastructure Database Catalog Version 2.0 (November 2008) CD (TSWG Controlled Item)

Critical Infrastructure Database Catalog Version 2.0 (November 2008) CD (TSWG Controlled Item)

Pipeline Blast Mitigation Technologies: Final Technical Report (TSWG Controlled Item)
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Pipeline Blast Mitigation Technologies: Final Technical Report (TSWG Controlled Item)

Pipeline Blast Mitigation Technologies: Final Technical Report (TSWG Controlled Item)

Homeowner's Guide to Retrofitting: Six Ways to Protect Your Home From Flooding
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Homeowner's Guide to Retrofitting: Six Ways to Protect Your Home From Flooding

Homeowner's Guide to Retrofitting: Six Ways to Protect Your Home From Flooding

Divine Providence: The 2011 Flood in the Mississippi River and Tributaries Project (Paperback)
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Divine Providence: The 2011 Flood in the Mississippi River and Tributaries Project (Paperback)

Divine Providence: The 2011 Flood in the Mississippi River and Tributaries Project (Paperback)

The Seismic Rehabilitation of Historic Buildings
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The Seismic Rehabilitation of Historic Buildings

The Seismic Rehabilitation of Historic Buildings

Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment
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Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment (PDF eBook)

Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment

Sesame Street Fire Safety Program Family Guide
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Sesame Street Fire Safety Program Family Guide

Sesame Street Fire Safety Program Family Guide

Sesame Street Fire Safety Program Family Guide (Package of 10)
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Sesame Street Fire Safety Program Family Guide (Package of 10)

Sesame Street Fire Safety Program Family Guide (Package of 10)

Disaster Preparedness Manual: Natural Diasters, Man-Made Disasters, Patient Fact Sheets
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Disaster Preparedness Manual: Natural Disasters, Man-Made Disasters, Patient Fact Sheets

Disaster Preparedness Manual: Natural Diasters, Man-Made Disasters, Patient Fact Sheets

The Strategic Importance of the Global Oil Market
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The Strategic Importance of the Global Oil Market

The Strategic Importance of the Global Oil Market

Unlimited Impossibilities: Intelligence Support to the Deepwater Horizon Response
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Unlimited Impossibilities: Intelligence Support to the Deepwater Horizon Response

Unlimited Impossibilities: Intelligence Support to the Deepwater Horizon Response

Toward a Unified Military Response: Hurricane Sandy and the Dual Status Commander
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Toward a Unified Military Response: Hurricane Sandy and the Dual Status Commander

Toward a Unified Military Response: Hurricane Sandy and the Dual Status Commander

United States-Gulf Cooperation Council Security Cooperation in a Multipolar World
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United States-Gulf Cooperation Council Security Cooperation in a Multipolar World

United States-Gulf Cooperation Council Security Cooperation in a Multipolar World

Characteristics of Hawaiian Volcanoes
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Characteristics of Hawaiian Volcanoes

Characteristics of Hawaiian Volcanoes

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Barack Obama, 2011, Book 1, January 1, Through June 30, 2011
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Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Barack Obama, 2011, Book 1, January 1, Through June 30, 2011

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Barack Obama, 2011, Book 1, January 1, Through June 30, 2011

Rapid Visual Screening of Buildings for Potential Seismic Hazards: A Handbook
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Rapid Visual Screening of Buildings for Potential Seismic Hazards: A Hanbook

Rapid Visual Screening of Buildings for Potential Seismic Hazards: A Handbook

Rapid Visual Screening of Buildings for Potential Seismic Hazards: Supporting Documentation
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Rapid Visual Screening of Buildings for Potential Seismic Hazards: Supporting Documentation

Rapid Visual Screening of Buildings for Potential Seismic Hazards: Supporting Documentation

U.S. Coast Guard Incident Management Handbook 2014
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U.S. Coast Guard Incident Management Handbook 2014

U.S. Coast Guard Incident Management Handbook 2014

Climate Change in the United States:The Third National Climate Assessment -Full Report (Low Resolution- PDF)
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Climate Change in the United States:The Third National Climate Assessment -Full Report (Low Resolution- PDF)

Climate Change in the United States:The Third National Climate Assessment -Full Report (Low Resolution- PDF)

Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Lightning, Nature's Most Violent Storms: A Preparedness Guide, Including Tornado Safety Information for Schools
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Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Lightning, Nature's Most Violent Storms: A Preparedness Guide, Including Tornado Safety Information for Schools

Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Lightning, Nature's Most Violent Storms: A Preparedness Guide, Including Tornado Safety Information for Schools

Highlights of Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment (Low Resolution -PDF eBook)
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Highlights of Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment (Low Resolution -PDF eBook)

Highlights of Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment (Low Resolution -PDF eBook)

Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling, Report to the President, January 2011 (ePub eBook)
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Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling, Report to the President, January 2011

Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling, Report to the President, January 2011 (ePub eBook)

Homebuilders' Guide to Earthquake-Resistant Design and Construction
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Homebuilders' Guide to Earthquake-Resistant Design and Construction

Homebuilders' Guide to Earthquake-Resistant Design and Construction

Homebuilders' Guide to Earthquake-Resistant Design and Construction (ePub eBook)
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Homebuilders' Guide to Earthquake-Resistant Design and Construction (ePub eBook)

Homebuilders' Guide to Earthquake-Resistant Design and Construction (ePub eBook)

Macondo: The Gulf Oil Disaster. Chief Counsel's Report 2011
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Macondo: The Gulf Oil Disaster. Chief Counsel's Report 2011

Macondo: The Gulf Oil Disaster. Chief Counsel's Report 2011

Ash Warriors  (ePub eBook)
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Ash Warriors (ePub eBook)

Ash Warriors (ePub eBook)

Answers to Questions About Substantially Damaged Buildings
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Answers to Questions About Substantially Damaged Buildings

Answers to Questions About Substantially Damaged Buildings

Air National Guard at 60: A History (eBook)
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Air National Guard at 60: A History (eBook)

Air National Guard at 60: A History (eBook)

Hazard Mitigation Field Book: Roadways
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Hazard Mitigation Field Book: Roadways

Hazard Mitigation Field Book: Roadways

Home Builder's Guide to Coastal Construction
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Home Builder's Guide to Coastal Construction

Home Builder's Guide to Coastal Construction

U.S. Geological Survey 2013 Planner
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U.S. Geological Survey 2013 Planner

U.S. Geological Survey 2013 Planner

The Novarupts-Katmai Eruption of 1912: Largest Eruption of the 20th Century
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The Novarupts-Katmai Eruption of 1912: Largest Eruption of the 20th Century

The Novarupts-Katmai Eruption of 1912: Largest Eruption of the 20th Century

Emergency Response Guidebook 2012
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Emergency Response Guidebook 2012

Emergency Response Guidebook 2012

Situation Desperate: U.S. Army Engineer Disaster Relief Operations Origins to 1950
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Situation Desperate: U.S. Army Engineer Disaster Relief Operations Origins to 1950

Situation Desperate: U.S. Army Engineer Disaster Relief Operations Origins to 1950

Call Sign Dust Off: A History of U.S. Army Aeromedical Evacuation From Conception to Hurricane Katrina
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Call Sign Dust Off: A History of U.S. Army Aeromedical Evacuation From Conception to Hurricane Katrina

Call Sign Dust Off: A History of U.S. Army Aeromedical Evacuation From Conception to Hurricane Katrina

Safety Evaluation of Existing Dams : A Manual for the Safety Evaluation of Embankment and Concrete Dams
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Safety Evaluation of Existing Dams : A Manual for the Safety Evaluation of Embankment and Concrete Dams

Safety Evaluation of Existing Dams : A Manual for the Safety Evaluation of Embankment and Concrete Dams

Dams and Control Works
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Dams and Control Works

Dams and Control Works

United States Congressional Serial Set, Serial No. 15013, Senate Report No. 322, Hurricane Katrina, Nation Still Unprepared
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United States Congressional Serial Set, Serial No. 15013, Senate Report No. 322, Hurricane Katrina, Nation Still Unprepared

United States Congressional Serial Set, Serial No. 15013, Senate Report No. 322, Hurricane Katrina, Nation Still Unprepared

Stream Instability, Bridge Scour, and Countermeasures: A Field Guide for Bridge Inspectors
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Stream Instability, Bridge Scour, and Countermeasures: A Field Guide for Bridge Inspectors

Stream Instability, Bridge Scour, and Countermeasures: A Field Guide for Bridge Inspectors

BLM Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration Handbook
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BLM Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration Handbook

BLM Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration Handbook

Floods: The Awesome Power
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Floods: The Awesome Power

Floods: The Awesome Power

Manual Para el Manejo de Incidentes / Servicios de Guardacostas
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Manual Para el Manejo de Incidentes / Servicios de Guardacostas

Manual Para el Manejo de Incidentes / Servicios de Guardacostas

Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants
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Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants

Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants

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