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features.html A New Look at Natural Disasters
A partnership between government agencies and businesses seeks to foster a new attitude about natural hazards to make them less catastrophic.

Timothy A. Cohn
and Kathleen K. Gohn

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  • Web Extra: ODP director resigns
  • More jobs with higher oil prices?
  • Energy in brief
  • Rapid warming buried ancient forests
  • Buckyballs hunt down space dust
  • Volcanoes' hidden hazards
  • Galileo reports the weather ... on Jupiter
  • Field Notes
Political Scene
 Reflections on the President's Budget Request

For Students
 Why Study Geology?


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Top: looking north at Grand Forks, N.D., before the Red River of the North overflowed its banks April 18, 1997. Bottom: looking north at the same scene from a slightly different angle on April 24, 1997. The river has flowed over the bridge and into the town streets. By Vern Whitten Photography, Fargo, N.D.
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