Landslide Hazards Risks and Disasters

Written By Tim Davies
Landslide Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 23 October 2014
  • ISBN : 012396475X
  • Pages : 492 pages
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Download or read book entitled Landslide Hazards Risks and Disasters by author: Tim Davies which was release on 23 October 2014 and published by Academic Press with total page 492 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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 board Presents the latest research on causality, economic impacts, fatality rates, and landslide and problem soil preparedness and mitigation Numerous tables, maps, diagrams, illustrations, photographs, and video captures of hazardous processes Discusses steps for prevention and treatment of problem soils, the most expensive geo-hazard in the world

Landslide Hazards Risks and Disasters

Landslide Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Author : Tim Davies
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-23
  • Total pages : 492
  • ISBN : 012396475X
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Summary : 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 ...

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