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Natural hazards on the island of Hawaii

United States Geological Survey

Natural hazards on the island of Hawaii

by United States Geological Survey

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural disasters -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 15

    Statement[from material provided by D. W. Peterson and D. R. Mullineaux]
    SeriesUSGS : INF ; 75-18
    ContributionsPeterson, Donald W., Mullineaux, Donal Ray, 1925-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14180129M

    The book should prove valuable in gaining an insight of natural hazards and their geomorphic relations, which is imperative for prudent environmental planning in coping with disasters. Show less The theme of this proceedings volume is the latest research on geomorphic characteristics and processes associated with natural hazards. Natural Disasters in Hawaii Timeline created by 16sbannister. In Uncategorized. Apr 2, Earthquake The Hawaii earthquake was the largest recorded in the history of Hawaiʻi island, with an estimated magnitude of on the Richter scale, which caused a landslide and .

    Natural Hazards Workshop Abstracts and Awards The call is now open for submissions of posters, Research and Practice Highlights, and Workshop awards and competitions. Read More. @article{osti_, title = {Geohazards: Natural and man-made}, author = {McCall, G.J.H. and Laming, D.J.C. and Scott, S.C.}, abstractNote = {This book of conference presentations from a meeting of the Geological Society of London in includes 20 papers grouped in 5 sections. Sections include the following: volcanos; earthquakes; landslides; quiet hazards such as sea-level changes and.

    Volcanic hazards on the Island of Hawaii have been determined to be chiefly products of eruptions: lava flows, falling fragments, gases, and particle-and-gas clouds. Falling fragments and particle-and-gas clouds can be substantial hazards to life, but they are relatively rare. Lava flows are the chief hazard to property; they are frequent and cover broad areas. Hawaii's natural resources include far more than the sunny, subtropical climate that attracts visitors from around the world to its sandy shores. During a visit to Aloha State, include a few.


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