Case Study Topics

These are just ideas – research and choose what you are most interested in! I will post a list of what has been selected this year – only one person per disaster.

    1. Hurricane Andrew 1992
    2. Mount Pinatubo 1991
    3. 2004 earthquake/tsunami Indonesia
    4. Kashmir India/Pakistan earthquake 2005
    5. Mount St. Helen’s volcanic eruption 1983
    6. Sichuan earthquake 2008
    7. Hurricane Hugo 1989
    8. Gansu, China, slides 2010
    9. Cedar Fires, CA 2003
    10. Hurricane Mitch 1998
    11. Lituya Bay tsunami 1958
    12. Hurricane Isabelle, 2003
    13. Loma Prieta Earthquake, 1989
    14. Chile earthquake 1960
    15. Great San Francisco earthquake of 1906
    16. Nevado del Ruiz eruption of 1985
    17. Cyclone Nargis, 2008
    18. Tangshan Earthquake of 1976
    19. Mexico City earthquake, 1985
    20. Ancash Earthquake, Huascaran avalanches, 1970
    21. Cyclone Bhola, 1970
    22. Kobe Earthquake, 1995
    23. Oakland Hills firestorm, 1991
    24. Hurricane Camille 1969 – or debris flows in Virginia produced by Camille
    25. Manjil-Rudba, Iran, earthquake 1990
    26. 1964 Alaska Earthquake
    27. Hurricane Katrina, 2005
    28. North Korea flooding, 2007
    29. Hurricane Wilma, 2005
    30. Lake Nyos, 1986
    31. Mount Unzen, Japan, 1991
    32. Hurricane Gilbert, 1988
    33. 1993 Storm of the Century
    34. Hurricane Ivan, 2004
    35. US Blizzard, 1996
    36. Northridge earthquake 1994
    37. Victorian bushfires, 2005