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Dangerous Earth: An Introduction to Geological Hazards
     

Dangerous Earth: An Introduction to Geological Hazards

by Barbara W. Murck, Brian J. Skinner, Stephen C. Porter
 

This book contains complete coverage of the geologic processes behind major natural hazards — earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, floods, hurricanes. It also provides an absorbing exploration of the human-planet relationship, describing how Earth processes influence our lives on a daily basis and how human actions alter the natural functioning of Earth systems

Overview

This book contains complete coverage of the geologic processes behind major natural hazards — earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, floods, hurricanes. It also provides an absorbing exploration of the human-planet relationship, describing how Earth processes influence our lives on a daily basis and how human actions alter the natural functioning of Earth systems. It explains how to distinguish the effects of anthropogenic change from natural change and predict the impact of both.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471135654
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 10.83(h) x 0.41(d)

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