Inside Natural Disasters
September 28, 2012 – May 5, 2013
About the exhibition: From earthquakes and volcanoes to hurricanes and tornadoes, nature's forces have shaped our dynamic planet. Get an understanding of how they work and a real sense of their power. Find out how people cope and adapt in the aftermath of a natural disaster.
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Note: No photography in this exhibition at the request of the lending institution, The Field Museum.
G.E. Ulrich © United States Geological Survey
© Eric Gay/AP Photo
© Carsten Peter/National Geographic Image Collection
© The Field Museum
© State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia/The Bridgeman Art Library
© NOAA Photo Library; OAR/ERL/National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL)
© Adam Teitelbaum/AFP/Getty Images
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