The 4 Phases of Preparing For Disaster
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The 4 Phases of Preparing For Disaster

‘Disaster’ is a word that really has a broad meaning. Just exactly what is disaster? We tend to use the word very loosely and we fit it in to a variety of contexts. For your overall preparedness for ‘disaster’ you might consider breaking its meaning down into four stages or phases – making it easier…

United States Aquifer Locations
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United States Aquifer Locations

An aquifer is the saturated zone beneath the water table, and they are huge storehouses of water – a primary resource for human survival. Here’s more about what is an aquifer and how it may relate to where you live.

How Bad Would A Yellowstone Eruption Be?
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How Bad Would A Yellowstone Eruption Be?

image source: National Geographic Mount St. Helens was tiny compared to the most dangerous category of volcano – the super volcano. The Yellowstone super volcano is located in the Yellowstone National Park of Wyoming. Try to imagine a volcanic eruption 10,000 times stronger than Mount St. Helens – an eruption that would threaten our very…

Yellowstone Super Volcano Much Larger Than Thought
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Yellowstone Super Volcano Much Larger Than Thought

Image: National Park Service The Yellowstone ‘super volcano’ is a mega disaster eruption just waiting to happen. And if that isn’t enough to capture your attention, it has been revealed that Yellowstone’s underground volcanic plumbing is much bigger and better connected than scientists previously thought. Now let’s put it in context:

Pitch Black And The Next Carrington Event
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Pitch Black And The Next Carrington Event

The next ‘Carrington event’ will likely plunge much of the world into pitch black as the power grids fail — in turn wiping out much of modern humanity. The catastrophic scenario is not science fiction. Apparently, there is a one in eight chance that it could happen within 10 years…

300 Foot Tsunami and East Coast Destruction
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300 Foot Tsunami and East Coast Destruction

‘Hierro’, a volcano and island of the Canary Islands of Spain (named ‘El Hierro’), summits at 1500 meters (4,900 feet), and has gone through periods of highly active earthquake swarms – which leads some to believe that someday ‘something’ may happen. A tsunami. Super Tsunami About El Hierro: Massive Landslide After three successive eruptions, and…

The Highest Threat Volcanoes in the United States
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The Highest Threat Volcanoes in the United States

In the years since the cataclysmic eruption of Mount St. Helens, scientific and technological advances in volcanology have enabled new models of volcanic risks and assessment. One such assessment and monitoring model proposed by the USGS, the ‘National Volcano Early Warning System’, contains a very interesting list. It is a categorization and risk assessment of…

How Far Inland Can A Tsunami Go On The East Coast USA?
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How Far Inland Can A Tsunami Go On The East Coast USA?

How far inland do tsunamis go? That’s a question you may be wondering. Read through all the caveats that I’ve mentioned, before checking out the maps. EAST COAST TERRAIN ELEVATION MAPS SHOWN BELOW Awhile ago I wrote an article titled “300 Foot Tsunami And East Coast Destruction” regarding the possibility of ‘La Palma’ or ‘El…

Planetary Alignment With Pyramids Of Giza
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Planetary Alignment With Pyramids Of Giza

No matter what you may think about the significance (or lack thereof) of a very interesting planetary alignment on December-3 2012, the fact is… it is happening and seems fairly remarkable. On 12.3.12, the layout of the three pyramids of Giza in Egypt will line up (exactly) with the position of the planets Saturn, Venus,…