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Natural Disasters

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ISBN-10: 0393532593

ISBN-13: 9780393532593

Edition: N/A

Authors: Stephen Marshak, Robert Rauber, Neil Johnson

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As our planet changes and human population grows, students will see new examples every year of the devastating impact that geologic and atmospheric disasters have on communities. Through vibrant and detailed visuals, engaging writing, and extended case studies, Natural Disasters helps explain the science behind these catastrophes and the societal factors that shape our responses. Step-by-step art makes key concepts accessible to all students. And two case studies in every chapter?covering one North American and one global example and reinforced through online Guided Learning Explorations?get students examining the societal factors that help shape how communities deal with these disasters.
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Book details

List price: $115.50
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company Limited
Publication date: 8/12/2022
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 712
Size: 9.10" wide x 10.90" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 3.410
Language: English

Stephen Marshak is Professor of Geology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where he is also the Director of the School of Earth, Society, and Environment. He holds an AB from Cornell University, an MS from the University of Arizona, and a PhD from Columbia University. Steve's research interests lie in structural geology and tectonics. This work has taken him into the field on multiple continents. He has also won his college's and university's highest teaching awards. In addition to research papers and Earth: Portrait of a Planet, Steve has authored Essentials of Geology; and has co-authored Laboratory Manual for Introductory Geology; Earth Structure: An Introduction to…