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Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters

May 25, 2013 to December 8, 2013

This exhibit is now closed.
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Powerful earth processes have shaped our dynamic planet including earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, and volcanic eruptions.

Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters explores the science behind these phenomena, the tools used to study and predict them, and stories of human responses to these events. 

This exhibition and its national tour were developed by The Field Museum, Chicago. 

National Tour Sponsor: Allstate
Local Presenting Sponsor: George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation
Major Sponsors:  Rio Tinto | Kennecott Utah Copper and Wheeler Machinery Co.
Exhibit Sponsor: Bing and Judy Fang
Cable Media Sponsor: Comcast
Museum Supporters:  American Red Cross - Utah Region, The Nature Conservancy in Utah, the Potter Family, Rocky Mountain Power
Community Contributors: C. Comstock Clayton Foundation, The Castle Foundation, Drs. Erik C. and Uzochi N. Erlingsson, Intermountain Center for Disaster Preparedness
In-Kind Partners: Be Ready Utah, KUED, Salt Lake City Corporation, University of Utah
Additional Support: Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, and Parks Program