Summary: Appropriate for an introductory course in geologic hazards for non-science majors. Natural Hazards focuses on hazards as the interface between humanity and its needs for space and resources, as well as on the ongoing geologic processes of Earth and features many new Canadian examples and discussions while retaining the best U.S. and international concepts. The second Canadian edition strikes an ideal balance between the scientific and the human aspects of natu ...show moreral hazards, combining basic scientific principles within a solid social framework. Together with the easy-to-assign projects of Hazard City: Assignments in Applied Geology, the Prentice Hall Geoscience Animations Library, and companion website containing quizzes, additional resources, and more, Natural Hazards provides the most comprehensive instructor and student learning package available. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 12
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