This guide makes the most of humans’ natural curiosity surrounding hazards such as volcanoes, floods, hurricanes, tsunamis, and landslides. Using data from the fictional town of Hazard City, readers assume the role of practicing geologists in gathering and analyzing data, evaluating risk, and making assessments. Builds map-reading skills. Includes modules to assess such diverse conditions as ground water contamination , snowpack monitoring, volcanic hazards, and landfill siting. Requires readers to gather and analyze real data, participate in real issues, encounter uncertainty, and make decisions. For those interested in learning more about geology.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2008. Boxed Package. Book Condition: Fair. Package. May include moderately worn cover, writing, markings or slight discoloration. SKU:9780131566828-4-0-3. Bookseller Inventory # 9780131566828-4-0-3