Natural Disasters 9th Edition 9780078022876
Product Edition:9th Edition
Author: Abbott, Patrick L.
Book Name: Natural Disasters
Subject Name: Science

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Natural Disasters 9th edition updates text tables and figuresadds new photosplaces more emphasis on processes and less on case histories. Chapter 1 now includes a brief section on disease pandemics. Chapter 13 on floods is rewritten. A brief new Chapter 16 pulls together coastal processes and adds rip currents and tidal bores. Chapter 18 on mass extinctions (Great Dyings) is updated and available for inclusion in the textbook. Significant events added include the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunamithe record-setting 2011 U.S. tornado yearand the felony conviction of seven Italian scientists for not giving better prediction of the L'Aquila earthquake. The book retains its focus on Earth's natural processes and the disasters that occur when the Earth concentrates its energy and releases it causing death and destruction.Read more

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