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Storm-Induced Geologic Hazards

Case Histories from the 1992-1993 Winter in Southern California and Arizona (Reviews in Engineering Geology)

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Published by Geological Society of America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology & the lithosphere,
  • Science,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Arizona,
  • California,
  • Floods,
  • Landslides,
  • Storms

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRobert A. Larson (Editor), James E. Slosson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8026590M
    ISBN 100813741114
    ISBN 109780813741116

      Timothy M. Kusky is a professor at St. Louis University in Missouri, where he teaches courses in geologic hazards, environmental geology, structural geology, remote sensing, tectonics, and Precambrian crustal evolution. He has an active, award-winning research program, including projects in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, the United States, Canada, and s: 2. T he Geological Survey of Alabama, established in , provides service and information to Alabama and its citizens as a natural resource data gathering and research agency. As part of its mission, GSA explores and evaluates the mineral, water, energy, biological, and other natural resources of the State of Alabama and conducts basic and applied research in these fields.

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      Take a tour of hazards presented by earthquakes, floods, landslides, volcanoes and more. Learn about geologists and the roles they play in helping to prevent or inform the public about potential geological hazards in our world. This book also contains helpful illustrations, appendices, bibliographies, and reference sources. Timothy M. Kusky is a professor at St. Louis University in Missouri, where he teaches courses in geologic hazards, environmental geology, structural geology, remote sensing, tectonics, and Precambrian crustal evolution. He has an active, award-winning research program, including projects in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, the United States, Canada, and Australia.


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