Die Hamburger Sturmflut von 1962: Risikobewusstsein und Katastrophenschutz aus zeit-, technik- und umweltgeschichtlicher Perspektive

Die Hamburger Sturmflut von 1962 is an in-depth historical study of the 1962 storm flood that devastated Hamburg and Germany. It compares the flood to others in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, while reflecting on the sociocultural and technological contexts of the time.

The "Columbus Day Storm" of 1962

Typhoon Freda drifts into an extremely powerful storm formation zone in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States and British Columbia, creating horrendous winds and ripping up the landscape.