Tornado Shelter Standing Among Ruins (image) National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Share Print E-Mail Caption A steel shelter bolted to a concrete garage floor was all that remained of a wood-frame home destroyed in the Joplin, Mo., tornado of May 22, 2011. NIST researchers studied this, and other in-home shelters, as part of the agency's investigation of the storm's impacts. Credit FEMA Mitigation Assessment Team Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.