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Geomorphic Hazards

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Edited By: Olav Slaymaker

204 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #54022 | ISBN: 0471962139
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Examples of geomorphic hazards discussed are: accelerated soil erosion, desertification, floods, landslides, seismicity, soil salinization, thermokarst erosion and volanic eruptions. The examples are drawn from Algeria, Canada, Cape Verde Islands, Egypt, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Philippines and Russia.


Resident Oral Histories: A Tool for the Study of Recent Environmental Change on the Stikine Plateau of Northwest British Columbia; Morphological Evidence for Neotectonic Activity and Seismic Hazard in the Acambay Graben, Mexican Volcanic Belt; Landslides in Flysch Formations in the Northern Apennines (Italy); Landslide Hazard Mapping in Tuscany (Italy): An Example of Automatic Evaluation; Volcanic Hazards and Counterplans for Unzen Volcano in Japan: Disaster Prevention of Debris Flow; Experimental Activities for Soil Erosion Evaluation and Modelling; Lisem: A Physically-Based Model to Simulate Run-off and Soil Erosion in Catchments: Model Structure; Gully Erosion and Thermoerosion on the Yamal Peninsula; Modelling and Monitoring of Soil Salinity and Waterlogging Hazards in the Desert-Delta Fringes of Egypt, Based on Geomorphology, Remote Sensing and GIS; The Causes of Desertification in the Northern Algerian Sahara.

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