The “Big Ones" are not just big disasters; they fundamentally change society. This episode is the second in our four part series about the impacts of rain, flooding, and cascading disasters that come from it, and what it means for California. In this second episode, Dr. Jones explains what happened in the flood of 1861-62, the worst flood in California’s written history, and how it changed the state's main industry and more.
Episode 101 - Random Acts of Shaking
Episode 100 - The Magic Eyes of the Geologist
Episode 99 - Why Plate Tectonics Matters to You
Episode 98 - Is It Too Late to Cool the Earth?
Episode 97 - Predicting Earthquakes, California-style
Episode 96 - How the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Changed the World
Episode 95 - Lessons Learned from the Pandemic for the Next Disaster
Episode 94 - How Seismologists Can Tell if You Washed Your Hands
Episode 93 - How We Know What We Know... About Earthquakes
Episode 92 - Lucy’s Adventures in Scienceland
Episode 91 - Imagining the Impacts of Big Disasters
Episode 90 - Quake or Nuke? How Do We Know?
Episode 89 - Pandemic to Endemic and What It Means for You
Episode 88 - Why Fear Fails You
Episode 87 - Predicting the Next U.S. Volcanic Eruption
Episode 86 - Locked and Loaded Faults
Episode 85 - An Earthquake Felt 300 Years Later
Episode 84 - A Blast Heard around the World
Episode 83 - Will We Have a Big Earthquake in 2022?
Episode 82 - Don’t Look Down
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