Living With Earthquakes In California

Author: Robert S. Yeats
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ISBN: 9780870714931
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This how-to manual for life in earthquake country describes California's violent geologic past and recounts the state's revolutionary efforts to grapple with the earthquake threat. It examines major faults that threaten California and Nevada, reviews the current level of earthquake preparedness and disaster response, and suggests actions that citizens can take to protect their families and homes. Topics discussed include earthquake forecasting, catastrophe insurance, and tsunamis. Yeats is professor emeritus in the geosciences department at Oregon State University. c. Book News Inc.
Living with Earthquakes in California
Language: en
Pages: 406
Authors: Robert S. Yeats
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher:

This how-to manual for life in earthquake country describes California's violent geologic past and recounts the state's revolutionary efforts to grapple with the earthquake threat. It examines major faults that threaten California and Nevada, reviews the current level of earthquake preparedness and disaster response, and suggests actions that citizens can
Living with Earthquakes in California
Language: en
Pages: 406
Authors: Robert S. Yeats
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher:

This how-to manual for life in earthquake country describes California's violent geologic past and recounts the state's revolutionary efforts to grapple with the earthquake threat. It examines major faults that threaten California and Nevada, reviews the current level of earthquake preparedness and disaster response, and suggests actions that citizens can
Living with Earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest
Language: en
Pages: 390
Authors: Robert S. Yeats
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:

An essential guide for anyone interested in understanding earthquake science or in preparing for the next major tremor.
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Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Susan Elizabeth Hough
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-05 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

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Earthquake Time Bombs
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Robert Yeats
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-05 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In a media interview in January 2010, scientist Robert Yeats sounded the alarm on Port-au-Prince, Haiti, as an 'earthquake time bomb', a region at critical risk of major seismic activity. One week later, a catastrophic earthquake struck the city, leaving over 100,000 dead and triggering a humanitarian crisis. In this