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Look before you build; geologic studies for safer land development in the San Francisco Bay area

Circular 1130

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Abstract

This Circular provides a general description of the types of geologic hazards that exist throughout the United States. In nontechnical language this book describes how geologic information can be incorporated in the land-use development process and contains useful discussion of several examples from the San Francisco Bay area and elsewhere in the United States of how geologic information is already being used in the development process by some cities and counties.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Look before you build; geologic studies for safer land development in the San Francisco Bay area
Series title:
Circular
Series number:
1130
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1995
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey,
Contributing office(s):
Western Earthquake Hazards Program
Description:
54 p. :ill. (some col.) ;28 cm.