BUFFALO, N.Y. – A number of factors, including complacency
and apathy, can be blamed for citizens’ failure to heed
disaster warnings, according to recent research from the University
at Buffalo School of Management.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo earthquake engineer
Michael C. Constantinou said while today’s earthquake near
Ottawa, Canada, appears to have caused little damage it should
nonetheless remind people that the East Coast is not immune to
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Sixty-two percent of Americans now say
they believe that global warming is happening and only 16 percent
say it is not. However, the percentage of climate change
deniers has increased by four points since September and 46 percent
of them say they are “very” or “extremely”
sure they are correct.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – A brick wall imitating part of a New York
City row house (often called a “brownstone”) suffered
minor damage but remained intact during a simulation of the 2011
Virginia earthquake, according to a preliminary analysis of tests
conducted Feb. 19 at the University at Buffalo.
University at Buffalo faculty members are available to discuss challenges relating to the arrival of Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast, including threats to buildings, infrastructure and water supplies.