Volcanoes And The Environment

By: Marti, Joan; Ernst, Gerald G.J.

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Volcanoes and the Environment is a comprehensive and accessible text incorporating contributions from some of the world's authorities in volcanology. This book is an indispensable guide for those interested in how volcanism affects our planet's environment. It spans a wide variety of topics from geology to climatology and ecology; it also considers the economic and social impacts of volcanic activity on humans. Topics covered include how volcanoes shape the environment, their effect on the geological cycle, atmosphere and climate, impacts on health of living on active volcanoes, volcanism and early life, effects of eruptions on plant and animal life, large eruptions and mass extinctions, and the impact of volcanic disasters on the economy. This book is intended for students and researchers interested in environmental change from the fields of earth and environmental science, geography, ecology and social science. It will also interest policy makers and professionals working on natural hazards.

Title: Volcanoes And The Environment

Author: Marti, Joan; Ernst, Gerald G.J.

Categories: Science, Earth, Geology,

Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr: 2005

ISBN Number: 0521592542

ISBN Number 13: 9780521592543

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 124727

Description: A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 471 pages. Previous owner's name.