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Natural Hazards: Natural Hazards

Books in our Library on Natural Disasters

Library Webs

Find quality web sites here. Check out the following sections: 

  • Chemistry and Earth Sciences > Weather and climate > USA: 2005: Hurricane Katrina
  • Chemistry and Earth Sciences > Australia: Natural hazards > Australia: Natural disasters
  • Chemistry and Earth Sciences > Volcanoes
  • Chemistry and Earth Sciences > Earthquakes - Global
  • Chemistry and Earth Sciences > Earthquakes - Asia
  • Geography > Rural Australia > Australia: Natural disasters

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History Channel

Watch History Channel videos on Hurricane Katrina.

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QUT CiteWrite

Correct referencing is an essential skill in Geography. Use CiteWrite to find the correct way to reference your sources. Remember to use a variety of quality sources. 


Lessons from ABC Splash

Visit ABC Splash for videos, interactive activities and digibooks on natural disasters.

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For Teachers




Asian Tsunami

551.4637 ASI

Engineering disasters (Hurricane Katrina)

363.34 ENG

Go gas - Compressed natural gas:  New Orleans - One year on after Hurricane Katrina

070.43 ABC

Krakatoa revealed - 08/09/2008

551.21 KRA


363.349 LAN

Mega Volcano

551.21 MEG


551.489 MEG

Natural disasters- senior

904.5 NAT

Preparing for and living with natural disasters

363.34 PRE

Ultimate disaster:  Volcano

551.2 ULT

Violent planet

363.34 VIO

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