Natural Hazards and Disasters

ISBN-10: 0538737522
ISBN-13: 9780538737524
Edition: 3rd 2011
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Book details

List price: $279.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 8/25/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.520
Language: English

Donald Hyndman is an emeritus professor in the Department of Geology at the University of Montana, where he has taught courses in natural hazards, regional geology, igneous and metamorphic petrology, volcanology, and advanced igneous petrology. He continues to lecture on natural hazards. Donald is co-originator and coauthor of six books in the Roadside Geology series and one on the geology of the Pacific Northwest, and he has also written a textbook on Igneous Petrology. His B.S. in Geological Engineering is from the University of British Columbia, and his Ph.D. in Geology is from the University of California Berkeley. He has received the Distinguished Teaching Award and the Distinguished Scholar Award, both given by the University of Montana.

Natural Hazards and Disasters
Plate Tectonics and Physical Hazards
Earthquakes and Their Causes
Earthquake Prediction and Mitigation
Tsunami
Volcanoes: Tectonic Environments and Eruptions
Volcanoes: Hazards and Mitigation
Landslides and Other Downslope Movements
Sinkholes, Land Subsidence, and Swelling Soils
Climate Change and Weather Related to Hazards
Streams and Flood Processes
Floods and Human Interactions
Waves, Beaches, and Coastal Erosion
Hurricanes and Noreasters
Thunderstorms and Tornadoes
Wildfires
Impact of Asteroids and Comets
The Future: Where Do We Go from Here?

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