earthquakes

The Great Alaska Earthquake and Tsunami of 1964

Volcanic Eruptions of Eyjafjallajökull

Parrinello, Giacomo, Fault Lines: Earthquakes and Urbanism in Modern Italy

Earthquakes occur along fault lines, sometimes with disastrous effects. These disturbances can significantly influence urban development, as seen in the aftermath of two earthquakes in Italy. Fault Lines follows the history of these places before and after their destruction, explores plans and developments that preceded the disasters, and the urbanism that emerged from the ruins.

Massard-Guilbaud, Geneviève, Harold L. Platt, and Dieter Schott, eds., Villes et catastrophes: Réactions face a l'urgence dans l'histoire européenne

Covering a wide geographical range of European countries, the articles in this edited collection investigate urban disasters such as floods, fires, earthquakes, and epidemic diseases.