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Climate forcing of geological hazards

Author: Bill McGuire; Mark Maslin
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ, USA : Wiley Blackwell, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book addresses a wide range of issues relating to the ways in which climate change may force geological and geomorphological hazards"--

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Climate forcing of geological hazards.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, [2013]
(DLC) 2012046586
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill McGuire; Mark Maslin
ISBN: 9780470658659 0470658657
OCLC Number: 818657935
Notes: "Originating from a theme issue published in Philosophical transactions A: mathematical, physical and enginering sciences."
Description: xiii, 311 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: List of Contributors Foreword Bill McGuire and Mark Maslin Chapter 1: Hazardous responses of the solid Earth to a changing climate Bill McGuire Chapter 2: Future climate changes in the context of geological and geomorphological hazards Felicity Liggins, Richard Betts and Bill McGuire Chapter 3: Climate change and collapsing volcanoes: evidence from Mount Etna, Sicily Kim Deeming, Bill McGuire and Paul Harrop Chapter 4: Melting ice and volcanic hazards in the twenty-first century Hugh Tuffen Chapter 5: Multiple effects of ice load changes and associated stress change on magmatic systems Freysteinn Sigmundsson and others Chapter 6: Response of faults to climate-driven changes in ice and water volumes at the surface of the Earth Andrea Hampel, Ralf Hetzel and Georgios Maniatis Chapter 7: Does the El-Nino Southern Oscillation and influence earthquake activity in the eastern tropical Pacific? Serge Guillas, Simon Day and Bill McGuire Chapter 8: Submarine landslides and tsunamis in a changing climate Dave Tappin Chapter 9: Heat waves and slope stability in high mountain terrain Christian Huggel and others Chapter 10: Impacts of recent and future climate change on natural hazards in the European Alps Jasper Knight, Margreth Keiler and Stephan Harrison Chapter 11: Assessing the past and future stability of global gas hydrate reservoirs Mark Maslin, Matthew Owen, Richard Betts, Simon Day, Tom Dunkley Jones and Andrew Ridgwell Chapter 12: Methane hydrate instability: a view from the Palaeogene Tom Dunkley Jones, Andrew Ridgwell, D. J. Lunt, Mark Maslin, D. N. Schmidt and Paul Valdez Index
Other Titles: Philosophical transactions.
Responsibility: edited by Bill McGuire and Mark Maslin.


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