Geological Hazards

Their Assessment, Avoidance and Mitigation

by Fred G. Bell

Geological Hazards: Their Assessment, Avoidance and Mitigation
Natural hazards cost the global economy over $50,000 million per year. Two thirds of this is spent on damage repair, the remainder represents the cost of predicting, preventing and mitigating against disasters. Man-made hazards such as groundwater pollution, subsidence and soil erosion add to this figure.Geological Hazards is the first book to cons

  • CRC Press; February 1999
  • ISBN: 9780203014660
  • Edition: 1
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  • Title: Geological Hazards
  • Author: Fred G. Bell
  • Imprint: CRC Press