|Other titles||Man and other natural disasters|
|LC Classifications||PR9199.4.B3695 M36 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||214 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||214|
|LC Control Number||2011514999|
Man & Other Natural Disasters: a novel by Nerys Parry. 87 likes. Check this site for news and events of Man & Other Natural Disasters, a debut novel by Nerys Parry, to be published September Followers: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: p. ; 23 cm. Other Titles: Man and other natural disasters: Responsibility: Nerys Parry. When hazards like Harvey and Maria strike, we tend to call them natural disasters. Here's why there's nothing natural about disaster—and why it matters. Here is a comprehensive overview of the geophysical, technological, and social aspects of natural disasters. This book systematically reviews the agents of natural catastrophes - earthquakes, volcanoes, floods, drought, hurricanes, erosion, fires, etc. - in terms of their geophysical processes and effects. The human impact and response is examined from various perspectives, including damage 1/5(1).
Originally published in , and with the working sub-title 'The Failure of Foresight', this was the first book to suggest the possibility of systematically looking at the causes of a wide range of disasters. It still provides a theoretical basis for studying the origins of man-made disasters, bringing together relevant work based on a study of inquiries into accidents and disasters in 5/5(1). 3 free copies available. Giveaway dates from Oct Simon Peters, a recluse full of half-cocked theories on every subject from heart-broken. This book is for all the mistake makers who have learned to forgive others and themselves—even in the aftermath of man-made, or in this case Zee-made, disasters. It’s a story that every young woman should read, a story about finding love and finding it in yourself. Earthquakes, floods, fires, and tornadoes! Library of Natural Disasters explains the causes and details the devastating effects of a variety of naturally occurring catastrophes, including hurricanes, tsunamis, pandemics and more. Maps, statistics, and features on individual disasters help readers understand the nature and scale of both historical and modern tragedies.
Natural and man-made disasters have the power to destroy thousands of lives very quickly. Both as they unfold and in the aftermath, these forces of nature astonish the rest of the world with their incredible devastation and magnitude. In this collection of ten well-known catastrophes such as 5/5(1). Consider the possibility of floods, blizzards, volcanic eruption, sand storms, hail, drought, hurricanes, earthquakes, and other natural disasters. Some areas may also be exposed to man-made disasters including war, power plant or electrical grid failure, environmental contamination and others. The great Massena earthquake measured on the Richter scale in and caused tremendous structural damage, including destroying nearly all chimneys in the area. Author Cheri L. Farnsworth compiles both the man-made and natural disasters that shocked the North Country in the hundred years between and Pages: Explore our list of Natural Disasters Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.