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Geological hazards programs and research in the USA

Earthquakes & Volcanoes (USGS)

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Abstract

Geological hazards have been studied for centuries, but government support of research to lessen their effects is relatively new. This article briefly describes government programs and research underway in the USA that are directed towards reducing losses of life and property from earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and landslides. -from Author

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Geological hazards programs and research in the USA
Series title:
Earthquakes & Volcanoes (USGS)
Volume
20
Issue:
5
Year Published:
1989
Language:
English
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Earthquakes & Volcanoes (USGS)
First page:
176
Last page:
189
Number of Pages:
14