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Natural disasters / Patrick L. Abbott.

Author/creator Abbott, Patrick L.
Format Book and Print
Edition6th ed.
Publication InfoBoston : McGraw-Hill, ©2008.
Descriptionxvii, 510 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Supplemental Content Table of contents only
Contents Natural disasters and the human population -- Energy flows in earth history and natural disasters -- Plate tectonics and earthquakes -- Earthquake geology and Seismology -- Tsunami -- Some earthquakes in western North America -- More U.S. and Canadian earthquakes -- Volcanic eruptions : plate tectonics and magmas -- Volcano case histories : killer events -- Mass movements -- Atmosphere, oceans, and long-term climate change -- Short-term climate change and severe weather -- Hurricanes and the coastline -- Floods -- Fire -- The great dyings -- Impacts with space objects.
General noteIncludes index.
LCCN 2006102905
ISBN9780073050348 (hard copy : alk. paper)
ISBN0073050342 (hard copy : alk. paper)
ISBN9780071102186 (International ed. : pbk.)
ISBN0071102183 (International ed. : pbk.)

Available Items

Library Location Call Number Status Item Actions
Joyner General Stacks GB5014 .A24 2008 ✔ Available Place Hold