Working Papers

WP109 Designing Educational Opportunities for the Hazards Manager of the 21st Century (2004)
Deborah Thomas and Dennis Mileti


WP108 Emergency Management in the 21st Century: Dealing with Al Qaeda, Tom Ridge, and Julie Gerberding (2004)
Claire B. Rubin


WP107 Major Terrorism Events and Their Outcomes (1988-2001) (2003)
Claire B. Rubin, William R. Cumming, Irmak Renda-Tanali, Thomas Birkland


WP106 Construction of Hazard Perception and Activism on the Internet: Amplifying Trivial Risks and Obfuscating Serious Ones (2001)
Christine M. Rodrigue


WP105 Challenges in Designing Spatial Decision Support Systems for Evacuation Planning (2000)
F. Nisha de Silva


WP104 Emergency Management in the 21st Century: Coping with Bill Gates, Osama bin-Laden, and Hurricane Mitch (2000)
Claire B. Rubin


WP103 Mitigation and the Consequences of International Aid in Postdisaster Reconstruction (2000)
Priya Ranganath


WP102 A Review of the Literature and Programs on Local Recovery from Disaster (1999)
Jeanine Petterson


WP101 A Case Study of Re-establishing a Utah Seismic Safety Commission (1998)
Elliott Mittler


WP100 Network Without Center? A Case Study of an Organizational Network Responding to an Earthquake (1998)
Aldo A. Benini


WP99 What Hazards and Disasters are Likely in the 21st Century - or Sooner? (1998)
Claire B. Rubin


WP98 A Case Study of Florida's Emergency Management Since Hurricane Andrew (1998)
Elliott Mittler


WP97 A Case Study of the Enactment of a State Building Code in South Carolina (1998)
Elliott Mittler


WP96 A Case Study of Florida's Homeowners' Insurance Since Hurricane Andrew (1998)
Elliott Mittler


WP94 Hurricane Damage to Residential Structures: Risk and Mitigation (1996)
Jon K. Ayscue


WP93 Renewing FEMA: Remaking Emergency Management (1995)
Richard T. Sylves


WP92 National Earthquake Probabilistic Hazard Mapping Program: Lessons for Knowledge Transfer (1996)
Elliott Mittler, Craig Taylor, and William Petak


WP91 The Hyatt Skywalk Disaster and Other Lessons in the Regulation of Building (1995)
William L. Waugh, Jr. and Ronald John Hy


WP90 Dreading the Next Wave: Nontraditional Settlement Patterns and Typhoon Threats on Contemporary Majuro Atoll (1995)
Dirk H.R. Spennemann


WP89 The Southern California Fires of 1993: Coping in Orange County (1995)
Sandra Sutphen


WP88 Natural Disaster Management in Korea: An Analytic Study with Policy Implications (1994)
Wook-Joong Kim


WP87 Insurance and Natural Disasters: An Examination of the New Zealand Earthquake and War Damage Commission (1994)
Arnold R. Parr


WP86 The Utilization of Amateur Radio in Disaster Communications (1994)
Lynn Ellen Edwards


WP85 The Evolution of Flood Hazards Programs in Asia: The Current Situation (1993)
James L. Wescoat, Jr. and Jeffrey W. Jacobs


WP84 The Public Policy Response to Hurricane Hugo in South Carolina (1993)
Elliott Mittler


WP83 Natural Hazard Trends in the United States: A Preliminary Review for the 1990s (1993)
Pamela Sands Showalter, William E. Riebsame, and Mary Fran Myers


WP82 Biological Hazards and Emergency Management (1992)
Janet K. Bradford, Chris Hatcher, Raymond A. Zilinskas, Stanley Wiener, M.D., Clinton R. VanZandt, Peter F. Bahnsen, and William M. Medigovich


WP81 Sullivan's Island, South Carolina - The Hurricane Hugo Experience: The First Nine Months (1993)
Jamie W. Moore and Dorothy P. Moore


WP80 Living in the Aftermath: Blaming Processes in the Loma Prieta Earthquake (1992)
Brenda Phillips, with Mindy Ephraim


WP79 Public Perception of Disaster Preparedness Presentations Using Disaster Damage Images (1992)
Rocky Lopes


WP78 Natural Disasters as the Cause of Technological Emergencies: A Review of the Decade (1992)
Pamela Sands Showalter and Mary Fran Myers


WP77 Five Views of the Flood Action Plan for Bangladesh (1992)
James L. Wescoat, Jr., Jahir Uddin Chowdhury, Dennis J. Parker, Habibul Haque Khondker, L. Douglas James, and Keith Pitman


WP76 The Impact of Hazard Area Disclosure on Property Values in Three New Zealand Communities (1992)
Burrell E. Montz


WP75 Convergence Revisited: A New Perspective on a Little Studied Topic (1992)
Joseph Scanlon


WP74 The Role of Emotion in Organizational Response to a Disaster: An Ethnographic Analysis of Videotapes of the Exxon Valdez Accident (1992)
Ruth E. Cohn and William A. Wallace


WP73 Hurricane Hugo's Impact on the Virgin Islands (1992)
Cora L.E. Christian


WP72 Perestroika's Effects on Natural Disaster Response in the Soviet Union, 1985-90 (1991)
Holly Strand


WP71 Field Observations in Memphis During the New Madrid Earthquake "Projection"; of 1990: How Pseudoscience Affected a Region (1991)
Pamela Sands Showalter


WP70 The Psychosocial Process of Adjusting to Natural Disasters (1991)
Lewis Apetkar


WP69 Disaster Recovery After Hurricane Hugo in South Carolina (1991)
Claire B. Rubin and Roy Popkin


WP68 Flood Insurance and Relief in the U.S. and Britain (1990)
John V. Handmer


WP67 Hurricane Gilbert: The Media's Creation of the Storm of the Century (1989)
Henry W. Fischer III


WP66 Utilization of the Mortgage Finance and Insurance Industries to Induce the Private Procurement of Earthquake Insurance: Possible Antitrust Implications (1989)
James M. Brown and Peter M. Gerhert


WP65 The Greenhouse Effect: Recent Research and Some Implications for Water Resources Management (1989)
Jeffrey W. Jacobs and William E. Riebsame


WP64 Climate Change and Water Resources in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Region of California (1988)
William E. Riebsame and Jeffrey W. Jacobs


WP63 Emergency Public Information: A Quick Response Study of Coalinga (1989)
Geoffrey P. Stockdale and Rahul Sood


WP62 Primary Mental Health Care in Disasters: Armero Colombia (1988)
Bruno R. Lima, Shaila Pai, Hernan Santacruz, Julio Lozano, and Jairo Luna


WP61 The Local Economic Effects of Natural Disasters (1987)
Anthony M. Yezer and Claire B. Rubin


WP60 Post-Impact Field Studies of Disasters and Sociological Theory Construction (1987)
Robert A. Stallings


WP59 Have Waste, Will Travel: An Examination of the Implications of High-Level Nuclear Waste Transportation (1987)
Ann FitzSimmons


WP58 Gender Vulnerability to Drought: A Case Study of the Hausa Social Environment (1987)
Richard A. Schroeder


WP57 The 1982 Urban Landslide Disaster at Ancona, Italy (1986)
David Alexander


WP56 The Role of the Black Media in Disaster Reporting to the Black Community (1986)
Charles H. Beady, Jr. and Robert C. Bolin


WP55 Disaster Preparedness and the 1984 Earthquakes in Central Italy (1986)
David Alexander


WP54 The Environmental Hazards of Colorado Springs (1985)
Eve Gruntfest and Thomas Huber


WP53 Local Reaction to Acquisition: An Australian Study (1985)
John W. Handmer


WP52 The Effects of Flood Hazard Information Disclosure by Realtors: The Case of the Lower Florida Keys (1985)
John Cross


WP51 Emergency Planning: The Case of the Diablo Canyon Power Plant (1985)
June Belletto de Pujo


WP50 Restoration and Recovery Following the Coalinga Earthquake of May, 1983 (1984)
Steven P. French, Craig A. Ewing, and Mark S. Isaacson


WP49 A Political Economy Approach to Hazards: A Case Study of California Lenders and the Earthquake Threat (1984)
Sallie Marston


WP48 The Nino as a Natural Hazard: Its Role in the Development of Cultural Complexity on the Peruvian Coast (1983)
Joseph J. Lischka


WP47 Disseminating Disaster-Related Information to Public and Private Users (1982)
Claire B. Rubin


WP46 Emergency Planning Implications of Local Governments' Responses to Mount St. Helens (1982)
Jack D. Kartez


WP45 Trends and Developments in Global Natural Disasters, 1947 to 1981 (1982)
Stephen A. Thompson


WP44 Agroclimatic Hazard Perception, Prediction and Risk-Avoidance Strategies in Lesotho (1982)
Gene C. Wilken


WP43 Emergency Response to Mount St. Helens' Eruption: March 20- April 10, 1980 (1981)
J.H. Sorensen


WP42 Notices, Watches, and Warnings: An Appraisal of the USGS's Warning System with a Case Study from Kodiak, Alaska (1981)
Thomas F. Saarinen and Harold J. McPherson


WP41 Mass Media Operations in a Quick-Onset Natural Disaster: Hurricane David in Dominica (1981)
Everett Rogers and Rahul Sood


WP40 Our Usual Landslide: Ubiquitous Hazard and Socioeconomic Causes of Natural Disaster in Indonesia (1981)
Susan E. Jeffery


WP39 Effects of a Natural Disaster on Local Mortgage Markets: The Pearl River Flood in Jackson, Mississippi - April 1979 (1980)
Dan R. Anderson and Maurice Weinrobe


WP38 Archeological Studies of Disaster: Their Range and Value (1980)
Payson D. Sheets


WP37 Vulnerability to a Natural Hazard: Geomorphic, Technological, and Social Change at Chiswell, Dorset (1979)
James Lewis


WP36 Locus of Control, Repression-Sensitization and Perception of Earthquake Hazard (1978)
Paul Simpson-Housley


WP35 Hazard Mitigation Behavior of Urban Flood Plain Residents (1978)
Marvin Waterstone


WP34 Human Response to Hurricanes in Texas - Two Studies (1978)
Sally Davenport


WP33 Natural Hazard Response and Planning in Tropical Queensland (1978)
John Oliver


WP32 What People Did During the Big Thompson Flood (1977)
Eve C. Gruntfest


WP31 Warning for Flash Floods in Boulder, Colorado (1977)
Thomas E. Downing


WP30 An Overview of Drought in Kenya: Natural Hazards Research Paradigm (1976)
B. Wisner


WP29 Flood Insurance and Community Planning (1976)
N. Baumann and R. Emmer


WP28 Toward an Evaluation of Policy Alternatives Governing Hazard- Zone Land Uses (1976)
E.J. Baker


WP27 The Consequences of Large-Scale Evacuation Following Disaster: The Darwin, Australia Cyclone Disaster of December 25, 1974 (1976)
J.E. Haas, H.C. Cochrane, and D.G. Eddy


WP26 Global Trends in Natural Disasters, 1947-1973 (1974)
Judith Dworkin


WP25 Social Science Perspectives on the Coming San Francisco Earthquake - Economic Impact, Prediction, and Construction (1974)
H. Cochrane, J.E. Haas, M. Bowden, and R. Kates


WP24 Drought Compensation Payments in Israel (1973)
Dan Yarden


WP23 Human Impact of the Managua Earthquake Disaster (1973)
R.W. Kates, J.E. Haas, D.J. Amaral, R.A. Olson, R. Ramos, and R. Olson


WP22 Annotated Bibliography on Natural Hazards (1972)
Anita Cochran


WP21 Notes on Insurance Against Loss from Natural Hazards (1971)
Christopher K. Vaughan


WP20 The New Zealand Earthquake and War Damage Commission - A Study of a National Natural Hazard Insurance (1971)
Timothy O'Riordan


WP19 Human Adjustment to Agricultural Drought in Tanzania: Pilot Investigations (1971)
L. Berry, T. Hankins, R.W. Kates, L. Maki, and P. Porter


WP18 Human Adjustment to Cyclone Hazards: A Case Study of Char Jabbar (1971)
M. Aminul Islam


WP17 Economic Analysis of Natural Hazards: A Preliminary Study of Adjustment to Earthquakes and Their Costs (1971)
Tapan Mukerjee


WP16 Suggestions for Comparative Field Observations on Natural Hazards (1970)


WP15 Some Theoretical Aspects of Attitudes and Perception (1970)
Myra Schiff


WP14 Natural Hazard in Human Ecological Perspective: Hypotheses and Models (1970)
Robert W. Kates


WP12 Perception and Awareness of Air Pollution in Toronto (1970)
Andris Auliciems and Ian Burton


WP12 Technical Services for the Urban Floodplain Property Manager: Organization of the Design Problem (1969)
Kenneth Cypra and George Peterson


WP11 A Pilot Survey of Global Natural Disasters of the Past Twenty Years (1969)
Lesley Sheehan and Kenneth Hewitt


WP10 Losses from Natural Hazards (1969)
Clifford S. Russell


WP09 Human Behavior Before the Disaster: A Selected Annotated Bibliography (1969)
Stephen Golant


WP08 Probabilistic Approaches to Discrete Natural Events: A Review and Theoretical Discussion (1969)
Kenneth Hewitt


WP07 The Meaning of a Hazard - Application of the Semantic Differential (1969)
Stephen Golant and Ian Burton


WP06 Avoidance-Response to the Risk Environment (1969)
Stephen Golant and Ian Burton


WP05 Differential Response to Stress in Natural and Social Environments: An Application of a Modified Resenzweig Picture- Frustration Test (1969)
Mary Barker and Ian Burton


WP04 A Selected Bibliography of Coastal Erosion, Protection and Related Human Activity in North America and the British Isles (1968)
J.K. Mitchell


WP03 Water Quality and the Hazard to Health: Placarding Public Beaches (1968)
J.M. Hewlings


WP02 Annotated Bibliography on Snow and Ice Problems (1968)
E.C. Relph and S.B. Goodwillie


WP01 The Human Ecology of Extreme Geophysical Events (1968)
Ian Burton, Robert W. Kates, and Gilbert F. White