A Summer 2010 Workshop Project

Estimating a State’s Vulnerability to Disaster

Authors:


Stacey Kiser
Lane Community College

Joyce Cadwallader
Saint-Mary-of-the-Woods College

Possible Audiences:

    Undergraduate Introductory Biology, Ecology, Global Health  

Brief Overview:

    We begin to estimate a state’s vulnerability to disaster in an equation.  

Resources and References:

    Katrina and Vulnerability: The Geography of Stress Curtis et. al. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 18 (2007): 315-330.

    U.S. Census Data: The American FactFinder
    http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en

    National Climactic Data Center at NOAA
    http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/reports/billionz.html

    U.S. Energy Information Administraton
    http://www.eia.doe.gov/pub/oil_gas/natural_gas/analysis_publications/maps/maps.htm  

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