Access to Geography: Hazards (Access to Geography)
By: Malcolm Skinner (author)Paperback
Access to Geography: Hazards provides students with an in-depth understanding of natural and man made hazards. The text features a number of relevant and up-to-date case studies that are used as the basis for analysis of different types of hazard, the risks posed by hazards, and the process of risk assessment and responses to counteract the dangers posed by hazards. Physical hazards featured include hurricanes, volcanoes, earthquakes and river and coastal flooding. The author also provides coverage of physical hazards that have been affected by human activity, including drought, disease and smog, and urban hazards such as crime.
Malcolm Skinner is a former Senior Examiner
1 An introduction to hazards 2 Tectonic and other geomorphological hazards 3 Atmospheric and climatic hazards 4 Water hazards 5 Hazards generated within the human environment 6 The multi-hazard urban environment of Los Angeles 7 Where do we go from here?
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