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VOLCANOES AND SOCIETY By David K Chester

VOLCANOES AND SOCIETY

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Provides an insight into the field of volcanology integrated with the human dimension, that is people's response to and utilization of areas with significant volcanic risk. Extensive use is made of case studies drawn from many parts of the world.

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VOLCANOES AND SOCIETY by David K Chester

This book provides an insight into the field of volcanology integrated with the human dimension, that is people's response to and utilization of areas with significant volcanic risk. Extensive use is made of case studies drawn from many parts of the world, including both economically developed countries and areas that are still developing, contrasting the nature of the problem and the characteristics of human response. This book is designed to be of interest to students of geography and earth science.

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Planetary volcanism; volcanoes and plate tectonics; the generation of magma and the eruption of volcanoes; lava flows and lava landscapes; the pyroclastic suite; volcanic gases and the effects of volcanoes on climate; predicting volcanic eruptions; human responses and adjustments to volcanic hazards in different societies.

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GOR002877392
VOLCANOES AND SOCIETY by David K Chester
David K Chester
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1993-09-02
288
0340517611
9780340517611
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