Geological hazards: programs and research in the USA



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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 under way in the U.S.A. that are directed towards reducing losses of life and property from earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and landslides. -Author

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Geological hazards: programs and research in the USA
Series title Episodes
Volume 10
Issue 4
Year Published 1987
Language English
Larger Work Type Article
Larger Work Subtype Journal Article
Larger Work Title Episodes
First page 292
Last page 295