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Megacities and small towns: different perspectives on hazard vulnerability
Abstract The vulnerability of megacities to hazards was highlighted during the recent International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction, yet in many respects residents of small cities and ruralExpand
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Restructuring America's Dairy Farms*
As the number of American dairy farms rapidly declines, the character and spatial distribution of the remaining farms is undergoing fundamental change. Concentrating on an examination of both theExpand
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Teaching hazards by geographers: A decade of change
This paper reviews the status of college-level hazards courses and updates the findings of a survey conducted a decade earlier. The surveys sought information regarding hazards courses taught byExpand
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Occupation Patterns of Amish Settlements in Wisconsin
This article explores occupation patterns of Amish households and settlements in Wisconsin. Wisconsin has seen dramatic growth in Amish settlements over the past 50 years. Using household occupationExpand
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Continuity and Change: Amish Dairy Farming in Wisconsin Over The Past Decade*
Changes in Amish dairy farming in Wisconsin over the past decade are seen in their growing numbers, the increased percentage of dairy farms that are Amish operated in the state, and the decreasedExpand
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Disaster devastation of US communities: long-term demographic consequences
This paper describes demographic changes resulting from devastating natural disasters in which at least half of the community's structures suffered major damage or total destruction. Considering 92Expand
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Agroclimatic Hazards and Dairy Farming in Wisconsin
Recent experiences of Wisconsin dairy farmers with flooding and drought, among other climatic hazards, have resulted in substantial crop losses for a farming population that is already decliningExpand
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Change in America's Dairyland
A traveler in Wisconsin today will pass numerous abandoned barns. Some of them, bereft of their cows, have been consigned to various alternate uses; others, with sagging walls or collapsed roofs,Expand
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