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On future disasters

13 января 2010 No comments

In recent years many researches note the fact that the number of natural disasters is steadily increasing. If you look to the database of USGS Earthquake Hazard Program we can find out that in 70-es years of XX century it has occurred 4, in 80-es – 5, in 90-es – 6 and from 2000 till present time it has occurred 14 (!!!) major earthquakes with magnitude equal or greater to the 8. In the seismically hazardous regions of the world a lot of people lives therefore the problem of earthquake prediction has rising importance. Read more...

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