Natural Hazards

Natural Hazards : Earth's Processes as Hazards, Disasters, and Catastrophes

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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. 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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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 198.1 x 274.3 x 17.8mm | 884.52g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130309575
  • 9780130309570

Table of contents

Introduction to Natural Hazards Earthquakes Volcanoes Flooding Mass Wasting Subsidence Atmosphere and Severe Weather Coastal Hazards Climate and Climate Change Wildfires Impacts and Extinctions
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