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Geological hazards

their assessment, avoidance, and mitigation

by F. G. Bell

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Published by E & FN Spon in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural disasters.,
  • Geodynamics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementF.G. Bell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB5014 .B45 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 648 p. :
    Number of Pages648
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL377200M
    ISBN 100419169709
    LC Control Number98039190

    Compared to some other natural hazards-such as floods, storms, earthquakes, landslides- volcanic hazards strike infrequently. However, in populated areas, even very small eruptions can wreak havoc and cause widespread devastation. For example, the 13 November eruption of Nevado del Ruiz in Colombia ejected only about 3 percent of the volume of ash produced . Publications The list below contains only a selected few Mauna Loa publications to get interested readers started. For a more comprehensive listing, please see Wright, T.L., and Takahashi, T.J., , Hawai‘i bibliographic database, Bulletin of Volcanology, v. 59, p. Updates to the Wright and Takahashi database are compiled and maintained in a bibliography related to the Geology .


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