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Economic and societal impacts of tornadoes

Author: Kevin M Simmons; Daniel Sutter
Publisher: Boston : American Meteorological Society, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For almost a decade, economists Kevin M. Simmons and Daniel Sutter have been studying the economic impacts and social consequences of the approximately 1,200 tornadoes that touch down across the United States annually. During this time, Simmons and Sutter have been compiling information from sources such as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Census in order to examine the casualties
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin M Simmons; Daniel Sutter
ISBN: 9781878220998 1878220993
OCLC Number: 601330808
Description: vi, 282 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 23 cm
Contents: What we can learn from societal impacts analysis --
Tornado climatology and society's tornado risk --
An analysis of tornado casualties --
Tornado warnings : how Doppler radar, false alarms, and tornado watches affect casualties --
Sheltering from the storm : evaluating tornado shelters as a mitigation investment --
Property damage and community impacts of tornadoes --
Going forward : using societal impacts research to reduce tornado risk.
Responsibility: Kevin M. Simmons and Daniel Sutter.

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