Home Over Florida Sinkhole Demolished
March 3, 2013 | Today.com
Last week a sinkhole opened beneath a home in Florida while the occupants were sleeping. One man's bed fell into the sink and the efforts of family and rescue workers were not successful in retrieving him. Now he is presumed dead and demolition equipment is there to remove the structure while the sinkhole continues to enlarge. Injuries from sinkholes are rare but this situation shows how suddenly they can occur.
Sinkhole Collapse Destroys Florida Resort Building
August 13, 2013 | NBC News
A 40-foot-wide sinkhole collapsed under a three-story building at a resort near Disney World. The occupants were frightened out of the building shortly before the collapse.
Natural Hazard Viewer for Arizona
September 24, 2013 | Arizona Geological Survey
The interactive Natural Hazard Viewer focuses on four hazards common to Arizona — geologic faults and earthquakes, earth fissures, floods and wildfire. Each hazard is described in detail and displayed as a layer on a map. Moreover, the natural hazard information is dynamic; site updates will occur as new or revised hazard data becomes available.
Editor's Comment: Every state geological survey should have one of these!