ISBN-10:
0078022878
ISBN-13:
2900078022875
Pub. Date:
02/08/2013
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Natural Disasters / Edition 9

Natural Disasters / Edition 9

by Patrick Leon Abbott

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ISBN-13: 2900078022875
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 02/08/2013
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Pat Abbott is a professor at San Diego State University

Table of Contents

Prologue: Energy FlowsChapter 1: Natural Disasters and the Human PopulationChapter 2: Internal Energy and Plate TectonicsChapter 3: Earthquake Geology and SeismologyChapter 4: Plate Tectonics and EarthquakesChapter 5: Earthquakes throughout the United States and CanadaChapter 6: Volcanic Eruptions: Plate Tectonics and MagmasChapter 7:

Volcano Case Histories: Killer Events Chapter 8: Tsunami versus Wind-Caused WavesChapter 9: External Energy Fuels Weather and ClimateChapter 10: Tornadoes, Lightning, Heat, and ColdChapter 11: HurricanesChapter 12: Climate ChangeChapter 13: FloodsChapter 14: FireChapter 15: Mass MovementsChapter 16: Coastal Processes and HazardsChapter 17: Impacts with Space Objects

Chapter 18: The Great Dying’s – Available in Create only (http://create.mcgraw-hill.com)

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