The tornado threat: coping styles of the north and South.

  title={The tornado threat: coping styles of the north and South.},
  author={John H. M. Sims and Duane D. Baumann},
  volume={176 4042},
Tornado Fatalities: An In-Depth Look at Physical and Societal Influences
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Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Tornado Fatalities in the United States: 1880–2005
Abstract A dataset of killer tornadoes is compiled and analyzed spatially in order to assess region-specific vulnerabilities in the United States from 1880 to 2005. Results reveal that most tornado
Vehicle-occupant deaths caused by tornadoes in the United States, 1900–1998
Abstract Occupants of vehicles encounter an uncertain degree of risk during tornadic storms. The current National Weather Service guidelines suggest we abandon vehicles to lie in a ditch if no sturdy
Rethinking warning compliance and complacency by examining how people manage risk and vulnerability during real-world tornado threats
The weather community has a keen interest in whether or not people comply with tornado warnings by taking shelter when a tornado threatens. When people do not seek shelter, a commonly attributed
Self-help and mutual assistance in the aftermath of a tsunami: How individual factors contribute to resolving difficulties
These findings are the first to demonstrate the involvement of different individual, particularly personality, factors in survival in the complex social dynamics of this disaster stage and may contribute to disaster risk mitigation, allowing sophisticated risk evaluation and community resilience building.
Natural Disaster
This paper assesses the impact of the destructive 1953 Flint tornado upon the people currently living in the community that was destroyed. Personal interviews conducted with people now residing along
Regional Differences in the Human Toll from Tornadoes: A New Look at an Old Idea
Previously published claims of large regional (northern vs southern states) differences in risks of fatality associated with tornadoes in the United States are reexamined. This new study extends
Geographic Distributions of Extreme Weather Risk Perceptions in the United States
A methodology that uses multilevel regression and poststratification to estimate extreme weather and climate risk perceptions by geographic area is proposed, using data from three national surveys to measure, map, and compare perceptions of risk from multiple weather hazards in geographic areas across the country.


Substandard Urban Housing in United States: A Quantitative Analysis
_fT has been established by American geographers today that the urban I geographer concerns himself with a study of the spatial characteristics of urban phenomena.' Geographic studies of this type
Internal-External Locus of Control: A Bibliography
Several methods of search yielded for the period 1954 through 1969 11 tests of internal-external control, 169 published papers and books, and 170 references to unpublished work.
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Review of the Internal-External Control Construct as a Personality Variable
This review of recent research concerning Rotter's concept of internal-external control of reinforcement is divided into 12 areas: the Internal-External (I-E) Control Scale, personality, attempts to
A reinforcement analysis of group performance.
Generalized expectancies for internal versus external control of reinforcement.
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This report summarizes several experiments which define group differences in behavior when Ss perceive reinforcement as contingent on their behavior versus chance or experimenter control.
Abstract The central and eastern United States is divided into 157 overlapping square cells. Within each cell, the tornadoes that occurred from 1916 to 1964 are summed in 1-hr increments. The