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Earth Science in the City

Earth Science in the City

A Reader

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Published by American Geophysical Union .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Civil,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Urban geology,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGrant Heiken (Editor), Robert Fakundiny (Editor), John F. Sutter (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages444
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11164607M
    ISBN 100875902995
    ISBN 109780875902999

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Earth Science in the City: A Reader (Special Publications) 1st Edition. by Grant Heiken (Editor), Robert Fakundiny (Editor), John Sutter (Editor) & 0 more.

out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN /5(1). Description. Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Special Publications Series. Today nearly half of the Earth's peoples live in cities, and projected trends indicate a rise to five billion city dwellers by the year All cities become increasingly coupled with and vulnerable to their environment as they grow.

About this book Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Special Publications Series. Today nearly half of the Earth's peoples live in cities, and projected trends indicate a rise to five billion city dwellers by the year All cities become increasingly coupled with and vulnerable to their environment as they grow.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: v, pages: illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 cm: Contents: Large urban concentrations / George Bugliarello --Geoantiquities in the urban landscape / Marjorie A. Chan [and others] --Engineering geology of New York City / Charles A.

Baskerville and Robert H. Fakundiny --Towards integrated natural hazard reduction in. Get this from a library. Earth science in the city: a reader. [Grant Heiken; Robert H Fakundiny; John F Sutter;] -- With half of the Earths people now living in cities, our capacity to understand and resolve urban issues has global implications.

For urban geoscientists, researchers, and students of cities. Science is secretly at work behind the scenes of major cities of the world and will continue to be so. Technological advances in fields as diverse as quantum mechanics, electronics, and nanotechnology are proving increasingly important to city life, and the urban world will turn to science to deliver solutions to the problems of the future; more than 50 percent of the world's population now Reviews: In the early chapters we see the humans on Ea.

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