This was true for Doctor Tetsuya Theodore Fujita. All the way up to his death he studied that which interested him. Even being ill and bedridden didn’t stop him. A colleague James Partacz was quoted saying that “[h]e did research from his bed till the very end”. It was on October 23, 1920 that Tetsuya Fujita was born. He lived on the island of Kyushu in Kitakyushu City, the southernmost island of Japan. His mother, Tomojiro Fujita, and father, Yoshie Fujita, named him Tetsuya, meaning “philosopher”
Introduction Tornadoes are one of the most impressive and powerful forces of nature. They can strike quickly with little warning, and cause millions of dollars in damages and even death. It is these powerful impacts that have led to the fascination that storm chasers have with discovering the inner workings of tornadoes. The focus of this term paper will be to investigate the natural hazard known as tornadoes. It will follow the framework for Analysis of Human Adaptation to Natural Hazards.