• Climate Extremes and Compound Hazards in a Warming World ...

    Climate extremes threaten human health, economic stability, and the wellbeing of natural and built environments (, 2003 European heat wave). As the world continues to warm, climate hazards are expected to increase in frequency and intensity. The impacts of extreme events will also be more severe due to the increased exposure (growing population and development) .

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  • From The Quarry To The Kitchen: How Natural Stone Is Quarried

    Regardless of the method, stone extraction from the quarry is a delie process. In order to reach the quarry, dirt may have to be removed, or even tunnels dug to reach the stone. The same stone can take on many different looks just based on how the block is cut and later processed. When the stone is cut with the flow of the source stone, it ...

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  • Gemstones: Facts, photos, and information for over 100 gems.

    Articles about gemstones written by a GIA Graduate Gemologist. Each article includes photos and information about the gem's physical properties and geologic origin.

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  • Temporal evolution in social vulnerability to natural ...

    One of the main challenges for studying social vulnerability to natural hazards is to capture their dynamic nature. In this study, we explore the spatial and temporal variations in social vulnerability in Chile for the last two decades. Using data reported in the previous three censuses, we have characterized social vulnerability using the Social Vulnerability Index (SoVI) for 2,464 districts ...

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  • INQUA Focus Group Earthquake Geology and Seismic Hazards

    INQUA Focus Group Earthquake Geology and Seismic Hazards Rapid Late Pleistocene uplift in the Mejillones Peninsula, northern Chile subduction zone (°S): Insights from 10 .

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  • Blackstone Hotsprings

    If you are coming from El Paso and want to break up the 2hour drive, we suggest a stop at Sparky's Burgers loed in the World's Chile Capitol, Hatch New Mexico (I25 exit 41). Sparky's serves great coffee and espresso drinks and fine barbecue, and once you're in Hatch, they're easy to find – just look for the oversized memorabilia (think Mama Burger, the Statue of Liberty, and a ...

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  • Case Study Summary: The Great ...

     · ← 'Ensenada, Chile, ... Meredith Stone says: April 25, 2015 at 10:34 pm Very interesting case study, Sharon! I like this post because ice storms happen every year and winter weather is a common hazard in this area of the country, though this one was an extreme event. I wonder if you came across anything in your research that indies how new technology can mitigate ice hazards. .

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  • Think Hazard

    Volcano Hazard level: Medium? In the area you have selected (Los Chiles) volcanic hazard is classified as medium according to the information that is currently available. This means that the selected area is loed at less than 50 km from a volcano for which a potentially damaging eruption has been recorded in the past 10,000 years and that future damaging eruptions are possible.

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  • Landuse change and rodentborne diseases: hazards on the ...

     · A zoonotic hazard is defined as the additive probabilities of finding rodent species in a loion ... was supported by ANIDChile Fund no. PAI. was supported by a CONACyT PhD scholarship from the Government of Mexico. Acknowledgements. We thank three anonymous reviewers for their valuable comments on our manuscript. We thank the support from our .

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  • Exploring Chile's Atacama Desert

     · The Atacama Desert is Chile at its most serrated; Chile without a safety net. Or, at least, that's the theory. When I arrive at the Alto Atacama Desert Lodge Spa, I could barely feel more ...

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  • Climate Extremes and Compound Hazards in a Warming World ...

    Climate extremes threaten human health, economic stability, and the wellbeing of natural and built environments (, 2003 European heat wave). As the world continues to warm, climate hazards are expected to increase in frequency and intensity. The impacts of extreme events will also be more severe due to the increased exposure (growing population and development) and vulnerability (aging ...

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  • Building Safety Hazards Accident Prevention for Home ...

     · Buildingrelated safety hazards injuries: Tables of most common buildingrelated injuries by cause frequency Why we do not perceive risks accurately Catalog of common buildingrelated safety hazards injuries Report of home inspector death due to ladder fall Building inspection safety procedures, Photos lists of building safety hazards; Building .

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  • M

     · Hazards . Data Products . Learn . Monitoring . Research . Search... Search. M 73 km W of Talcahuano, Chile. 13:14:32 (UTC) °S °W; km depth; PAGER View all losspager products (1 total) Catalog Alert Level Source check US GREEN US 3 . Contributed by US 3 last updated 19:18:02 (UTC) The data below are the most preferred data available ; .

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  • Environmental Risks of Mining

    Environmental hazards are present during every step of the openpit mining process. Hardrock mining exposes rock that has lain unexposed for geological eras. When crushed, these rocks expose radioactive elements, asbestoslike minerals, and metallic dust. During separation, residual rock slurries, which are mixtures of pulverized rock and liquid, are produced as .

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  • Up the Hatch (chiles)

    Ages ago, I lived in Santa Fe. Ask anyone who knows me; I talk about it a lot, even though it's been almost 25 years. New Mexico is where I developed my addiction for spice, since green chiles are the condiment of choice on all foods, at every meal. Specifically, the most popular chile of the region is the Hatch chile, a long, crooked green pepper.

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  • Temporal evolution in social vulnerability to natural ...

    Downloadable (with restrictions)! One of the main challenges for studying social vulnerability to natural hazards is to capture their dynamic nature. In this study, we explore the spatial and temporal variations in social vulnerability in Chile for the last two decades. Using data reported in the previous three censuses, we have characterized social vulnerability using the Social .

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