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Natural hazards

Author: Edward Bryant
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first interdisciplinary treatment of the full range of natural hazards. Accessible, readable and well supported with over 180 maps, diagrams and photographs.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Bryant
ISBN: 052137295X 9780521372954 0521378893 9780521378895
OCLC Number: 22308177
Description: xviii, 294 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction to natural hazards --
Part I. Climatic Hazards: Large-scale storms ; Wind as a hazard ; Oceanographic hazards ; Causes and prediction of drought and flood ; Heavy precipitation as a hazard --
Part II. geological Hazards: Causes and prediction of earthquakes and volcanoes ; Earthquakes and tsunamis as hazards ; Volcanoes as a hazard ; Land instability as a hazard ; Response to hazards --
Appendix: Statistical methods for use in hazard analysis.
Responsibility: Edward Bryant.
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'The book is well illustrated and puts forward some interesting ideas on hazard perception.' TEG News

 
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