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The First Days of Katrina

  • William R. Freudenburg
  • Robert Gramling
  • Shirley Laska
  • Kai T. Erikson
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Abstract

The staggering disaster we have come to call “Katrina” was named for a hurricane that formed out in the vastness of the Atlantic Ocean in the waning days of August 2005.

Keywords

Tropical Cyclone Storm Surge Human History Weather System Natural Force 
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Copyright information

© William R. Freudenburg, Robert B. Gramling, Shirley B. Laska and Kai T. Erikson 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • William R. Freudenburg
    • 1
  • Robert Gramling
    • 2
  • Shirley Laska
    • 3
  • Kai T. Erikson
    • 4
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaSanta BarbaraUSA
  2. 2.University of Southwestern LouisianaLafayetteUSA
  3. 3.University of New OrleansNew OrleansUSA
  4. 4.Yale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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