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Natural Disasters: An Interdisciplinary Look at Response, Observation, and Action

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Natural Disasters: An Interdisciplinary Look at Response, Observation, and Action

Time: February 11, 2013 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Location: Barnard College, Event Oval, The Diana Center
Street: West 117th Street and Broadway
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: http://barnard.edu/events
Phone: 2128542037
Event Type: panel, discussion
Organized By: Lindsay Stuffle
Latest Activity: Jan 31, 2013

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Join Barnard College professors Deborah Coen and Martin Stute, and The New York Times' Andrew Revkin, as they explore how societies cope with natural disasters. Please share this information with anyone who may want to attend this free event.
From front page news to scientific journals, there is no denying that the modern world remains vulnerable 
to natural disasters. But how have understandings of these forces changed over time, and how have
 past experiences shaped today’s responses to disasters? Join Barnard professors Deborah Coen and Martin Stute, and The New York Times'Andrew Revkin, as they explore the relationship of eyewitness experiences to expert knowledge and to government and community response. How will societies attempt to cope with the inevitable natural disasters of the future?

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