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Disaster deferred : how new science is changing our view of earthquake hazards in the Midwest

Author: Seth Stein
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2010.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Stein, Seth.
Disaster deferred.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2010029738
(OCoLC)635463785
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Seth Stein
ISBN: 9780231522410 023152241X
OCLC Number: 694142907
Description: 1 online resource (x, 282 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: 1. Threshold2. The Day the Earth Stood Still3. Think or Panic?4. The Perfect Mess5. Earthquake!6. Breakthrough7. How the Ground Shakes8. How Earthquakes Work9. Plate Tectonics Explains (Most) Earthquakes10. Earthquakes That Shouldn't Happen11. What's Going on Down There?12. Guidance from Heaven13. Faults Turning On and Off14. More Dangerous than California?15. Chemotherapy for a Cold16. What to Do?Further Reading and SourcesReferencesAcknowledgmentsIndex
Responsibility: Seth Stein.

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'Sacred cows make the best hamburger,' as the saying goes. In Disaster Deferred, Seth Stein takes on one of the sacred cows of geology-the story of the Midwest's New Madrid fault-and argues that Read more...

 
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