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    Japan's 2011 Earthquake

    Scientific, business and government leaders examined the impact of the 2011 earthquake off the coast of Japan that triggered a series of events from tsunami to the meltdown of Fukushima nuclear power plant. Topics…

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    Consequences of Aridity and Drought

    Scientific and government officials discussed the complexity of aridity and drought. U.S. Geological Survey research scientist Margaret Redsteer said climate change would affect not only the magnitude but the…

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    The Gulf Coast and Natural and Human-Caused Disasters

    Panelists talked about the various natural and human-made issues impacting the Gulf Coast, including potential future disasters. U.S. Geological Survey Director Marcia McNutt said that people should not live below sea-level…

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    Lessons from Disasters

    Margareta Wahlstrom and Craig Fugate spoke at a conference on the impact and response of natural and man-made disasters, along with environmental challenges, to help develop recommendations and…