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Sparks, R. S. J. (Robert Stephen John) 1949-

Overview
Works: 16 works in 57 publications in 1 language and 1,347 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  History 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: QC807.5, 551.21
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Most widely held works by R. S. J Sparks
The physics of explosive volcanic eruptions by J. S Gilbert ( Book )
10 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The state of the planet : frontiers and challenges in geophysics by R. S. J Sparks ( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What does the 21st century hold for Earth system science and geophysics? How can we optimize past discoveries and current breakthroughs? What problems continue to defy resolution? This volume responds to such questions in 30 papers by leading scientists from selected core disciplines. Papers are derived from prestigious Union Symposia at the 2003 General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG)
Tephra studies : proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute "Tephra Studies as a Tool in Quaternary Research", held in Laugarvatn and Reykjavîk, Iceland, June 18-29, 1980 by S Self ( Book )
8 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volcanic plumes ( Book )
7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Risk and uncertainty assessment for natural hazards by Jonathan Rougier ( Book )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Assessment of risk and uncertainty is crucial for natural hazard risk management, facilitating risk communication and informing strategies to successfully mitigate our society's vulnerability to natural disasters. Written by some of the world's leading experts, this book provides a state-of-the-art overview of risk and uncertainty assessment in natural hazards. It presents the core statistical concepts using clearly defined terminology applicable across all types of natural hazards and addresses the full range of sources of uncertainty, the role of expert judgement and the practice of uncertainty elicitation. The core of the book provides detailed coverage of all the main hazard types and concluding chapters address the wider societal context of risk management. This is an invaluable compendium for academic researchers and professionals working in the fields of natural hazards science, risk assessment and management and environmental science and will be of interest to anyone involved in natural hazards policy"--Publisher description
Montserrat's andesite volcano by David Lea ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents the eruption of Montserrat's andesite volcano from its beginnings in 1995, documenting the eruption and analyzing the major volcanic processes in andesite volacanoes. It describes the products and effects of such eruptions, introduces modern methods of monitoring an active volcano, and shows the human consequences of volcanic activity on a small island community
Explosive volcanism in island arcs : symposium held at the 1979 joint Geological Society of America/Geological Association of Canada/Mineralogical Association of Canada annual meeting held in Toronto by Symposium on Explosive Volcanism in Island Arcs ( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Causes and consequences of eruptions of andesite volcanoes : papers of a discussion meeting ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extreme natural hazards : papers of a discussion meeting issue ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abstracts, Tephra studies as a tool in quaternary research : a NATO Advanced Study Institute held in Iceland, June 18-29th, 1980 by NATO Advanced Study Institute "Tephra Studies as a Tool in Quaternary Research" ( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tephra studies : proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute ... held in Laugarvatn and Reykjavîk, Iceland, June 18-29, 1980 by NATO Advanced Study Institute "Tephra Studies as a Tool in Quaternary Research" ( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Modern silicic volcanism, development of facies models and guides to mineralization by R. S. J Sparks ( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Plutons and batholiths ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Products of Ignimbrite Eruptions by R. S. J Sparks ( )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Plutons and batholiths dedicated to the memory of Wallace Spencer Pitcher, HonFRSE, 1919-2004 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Extreme natural hazards : population growth, globalization and environmental change ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Sparks, R. S. J.
Sparks, R. S. J. 1949-
Sparks, Robert Stephen John 1949-
Sparks, Steve
Sparks, Steve 1949-
Languages
English (57)
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