Michigan Tech News

Latest Stories

  • View of the three open shutters of the Cheruthoni Dam in the background. Evidently,
      the Cheruthoni Bridge has been destroyed due to flood waters. Image Credit: I&PRD
    : Unscripted

    Geohazards on the Horizon

    There's a method to my disaster management. India is in a unique position with climate change. It’s a densely populated country that is prone to geohazards like earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides and floods. Because of that density, one disaster can hurt a lot of people, as happened in August of this year when a mudslide in southern India killed 66 people and displaced at least 360,000.