Natural Hazards and Disasters

Natural Hazards and Disasters

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Cengage Learninga€™s Natural Hazards and Disasters brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools along with market leading text content for introductory earth science courses. Whether you use a traditional printed text or all digital Natural Hazards and Disasters alternative, ita€™s never been easier to better understand the underlying geological processes, explore the impact these processes have on humans and vice versa, and analyze strategies for mitigating these hazardsa€™ physical and financial harm. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.\(Ga#39; a aquot;h Antarctic Plate Direction of movement Most large lithospheric plates consist of both continental and oceanic ... Although the Pacific Plate is largely oceanic, it does include parts of California and New Zealand. ... The lithospheric plates move over the weak, deforming asthenosphere at the rate of up to 11 cm ( 4.2 in.)anbsp;...

Title:Natural Hazards and Disasters
Author:Donald Hyndman, David Hyndman
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2013-01-01


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