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Natural Disasters / Edition 7
     

Natural Disasters / Edition 7

by Patrick L. Abbott
 

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ISBN-10: 0073376698

ISBN-13: 9780073376691

Pub. Date: 12/08/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Natural Disasters, 7th edition, focuses on how the normal processes of the Earth concentrate their energies and deal heavy blows to humans and their structures. It is concerned with how the natural world operates and, in so doing, kills and maims humans and destroys their works. Throughout the book, certain themes are maintained:

  • energy sources
  • Overview

    Natural Disasters, 7th edition, focuses on how the normal processes of the Earth concentrate their energies and deal heavy blows to humans and their structures. It is concerned with how the natural world operates and, in so doing, kills and maims humans and destroys their works. Throughout the book, certain themes are maintained:

  • energy sources underlying disasters

  • plate tectonics and climate change;

  • earth processes operating in rock, water, and atmosphere;

  • significance of geologic time;

  • complexities of multiple variables operating simultaneously;

  • detailed and readable case studies.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780073376691
    Publisher:
    McGraw-Hill Companies, The
    Publication date:
    12/08/2008
    Edition description:
    Older Edition
    Pages:
    512
    Product dimensions:
    8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

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