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News in Review - January 2013 B.C. Earthquake

On a quiet Saturday evening in the fall of 2012, the coast of British Columbia was rocked by a 7.7 magnitude earthquake. Though no lives were lost and little damage was reported, the quake did reveal weakness in Canada's emergency preparedness.
  • 2013
  • 00:16:08
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/15/2013

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News in Review - April 2010 Earthquakes: The Horror and The Science

In late February 2010, a powerful earthquake struck Chile, killing more than 800 people. Two months earlier, another earthquake killed more than 220,000 people in Haiti. Why did so many more die in one country, and what makes the earth move? In this News in Review story we’ll look at the science of earthquakes, and what could happen if a ...
  • 2010
  • 00:15:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2010

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News in Review - April 2001 Earthquakes: The West Coast Threat

As we have discovered in previous News in Review stories, natural disasters like earthquakes have far-reaching natural, economic, political and social effects — not to mention the tragic loss of lives as in the recent earthquakes in India and Turkey. Although the fundamental science of such geological events is well-known and is an important study in itself, the economic and social ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2001

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