Gilbert F. White Biography

Living with Nature's Extremes: the Life of Gilbert Fowler White by Robert E. Hinshaw (2006) is available for purchase from the Natural Hazards Center for $15.00 plus shipping.

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Purchase Publications

Most of the Natural Hazards Center's publications are available online for free. The Center encourages the free distribution of all of our publications, but requests that they not be sold or distributed for profit.

To purchase printed copies of any of our publications, print out the publications order form and return it with payment to the Publications Administrator, Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado, 482 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309-0482.

Payment must accompany all orders, and you must calculate the shipping and handling costs for your order according to the tables on the order form. Prices for ordering printed copies of our publications appear below. If you have additional questions or concerns, please e-mail us at

A complete list of the publications available for download or purchase may be found here. Publication prices are as follows:

  • Quick Response Reports - $5.00 (plus shipping)
  • Working Papers - $9.00 (plus shipping)
  • Special Publications - $20.00 (plus shipping) **Except where noted**
  • Natural Hazards Monographs - $20.00 (plus shipping)
  • Bibliographyfor Disasters by Design: A Reassessment of Natural Hazards in the United States - $20.00 (plus shipping)