A book designed for readers interested in the environment, this is an excellent source for Earth science information about hazardous Earth processes which affect virtually everyone living on this planet. Book includes Hazard City CD-ROM for exersices that put students in the role of a practicing geologist.
Interesting and well-written, this book includes broad coverage of many natural hazards, including earthquakes, volcanoes, flooding, landslides, coastal erosion, extreme weather, and wildfires.
For those interested in a comprehensive book about our environment and the impact of natural hazardous processes; also useful as a reference work for science writers and editors.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction to Natural Hazards
Chapter 2 Earthquakes
Chapter 3 Tsunamis
Chapter 4 Volcanoes
Chapter 5 Flooding
Chapter 6 Mass Wasting
Chapter 7 Subsidence and Soil Movement
Chapter 8 Atmosphere and Severe Weather
Chapter 9 Hurricanes and Extratropical Cyclones
Chapter 10 Waves, Currents and Coastlines
Chapter 11 Climate and Climate Change
Chapter 12 Wildfires
Chapter 13 Impacts and Extinctions
Appendix A Minerals
Appendix B Rocks
Appendix C Maps and Related Topics
Appendix D How Geologists Determine Geologic Time