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.
Plan your visit: Hours, directions, parking, what's on, and more.
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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- Nine Days on Top of the World
When exhibition designer Dan Boivin went to the High Arctic to research for the museum's next gallery, he expected to learn, but he didn't learn what he expected.
- Searching for ‘White Gold’ in southern Greenland
Mineralogist Paula Piilonen fulfills a dream to collect some unusual minerals and share this knowledge during her journey with Students on Ice.
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