Hazard Mitigation and Control

  • B. A. Bolt
  • W. L. Horn
  • G. A. Macdonald
  • R. F. Scott
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Abstract

In the last seven chapters a treatment has been given of those geological phenomena which pose the severest hazards to society. Worldwide growth of population, and particularly concentration of man and his works into urban areas, has heightened such threats to levels where large-scale, and often costly, planning to reduce the hazards has become essential in many countries.

Keywords

Attenuation Insurance Coverage Steam Sandstone Shrinkage 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. A. Bolt
    • 1
  • W. L. Horn
    • 2
  • G. A. Macdonald
    • 3
  • R. F. Scott
    • 4
  1. 1.Seismographic Stations, Department of Geology and GeophysicsUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA
  2. 2.Flood Forecasting and Control BranchCalifornia Department of Water ResourcesSacramentoUSA
  3. 3.Hawaii Institute of GeophysicsUniversity of HawaiiManoaUSA
  4. 4.Engineering DepartmentCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA

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