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Publisher Description

Landslides are the most costly geo-hazard in the world, and they’re often the cause or the result of other hazards and disasters such as tsunamis, earthquakes, wildfires, and volcanic eruptions. Landslide Hazards, Risks, and Disasters makes a close and detailed examination of major mass movements and provides measures for more thorough and accurate monitoring, prediction, preparedness, and prevention. It takes a geoscientific approach to the topic while also discussing the impacts human-induced causes such as deforestation, blasting, and building construction—underscoring the multi-disciplinary nature of the topic.
Contains contributions from expert geologists, seismologists, geophysicists, and environmental scientists selected by a world-renowned editorial boardPresents the latest research on causality, economic impacts, fatality rates, and landslide and problem soil preparedness and mitigationNumerous tables, maps, diagrams, illustrations, photographs, and video captures of hazardous processesDiscusses steps for prevention and treatment of problem soils, the most expensive geo-hazard in the world

GENRE
Science & Nature
RELEASED
2014
October 23
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
492
Pages
PUBLISHER
Elsevier Science
SELLER
Elsevier Ltd.
SIZE
37.8
MB

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