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Natural hazards

by Bryant, Edward

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural disasters.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEdward Bryant.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB5014 .B79 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 294 p. :
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1884997M
    ISBN 10052137295X, 0521378893
    LC Control Number90045981

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    The book is designed for a course in natural hazards for non-science majors, and a primary goal of the text is to assist instructors in guiding students who may have little background in science to understand physical earth processes as natural hazards and their consequences to society. The Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards effectively captures and integrates contributions from an international portfolio of almost specialists whose range of expertise addresses over topics pertinent to the field of natural hazards. Disciplinary barriers are overcome in this comprehensive treatment of the subject matter.


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