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Natural Hazards and Disasters / Edition 4

Natural Hazards and Disasters / Edition 4

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by Donald Hyndman, David Hyndman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1133590810

ISBN-13: 9781133590811

Pub. Date: 01/01/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Cengage Learning's Natural Hazards and Disasters brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools along with market leading text content for introductory earth science courses. Whether you use a traditional printed text or all digital Natural Hazards and Disasters alternative, it's never been easier to better understand

Overview

Cengage Learning's Natural Hazards and Disasters brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools along with market leading text content for introductory earth science courses. Whether you use a traditional printed text or all digital Natural Hazards and Disasters alternative, it's never been easier to better understand the underlying geological processes, explore the impact these processes have on humans and vice versa, and analyze strategies for mitigating these hazards' physical and financial harm. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133590811
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
Student
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Natural Hazards and Disasters. 2. Plate Tectonics and Physical Hazards. 3. Earthquakes and Their Causes. 4. Earthquake Predictions, Forecasts, and Mitigation. 5. Tsunami. 6. Volcanoes: Tectonic Environments and Eruptions. 7. Volcanoes: Hazards and Mitigation. 8. Landslides and Other Downslope Movements. 9. Sinkholes, Land Subsidence, and Swelling Soils. 10. Weather, Thunderstorms, and Tornadoes. 11. Climate Change. 12. Streams and Flood Processes. 13. Floods and Human Interactions. 14. Waves, Beaches, and Coastal Erosion. 15. Hurricanes and Nor'easters. 16. Wildfires. 17. Impact of Asteroids and Comets. 18. The Future: Where Do We Go from Here?

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