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Geologic hazards, resources, and environmental planning

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Published by Wadsworth Pub. Co,. in Belmont, Calif .
Written in English

  • Geology.,
  • Natural disasters.,
  • Engineering geology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementGary B. Griggs, John A. Gilchrist.
    ContributionsGilchrist, John A.
    LC ClassificationsQE33 .G764 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 502 p. :
    Number of Pages502
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3493765M
    ISBN 100534012264
    LC Control Number82013674

    California is the most geologically diverse and the second most seismically active state in the USA. The California Geological Survey provides scientific products and services about the state's geology, seismology and mineral resources, including their related hazards, that affect the health, safety, and business interests of the people of California. Philip Berke is a professor of land use and environmental planning in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, and Director of the Institute of Sustainable Coastal Communities at College Station. His work lies at the intersection of land use planning, urban ecology, and community resilience to environmental hazards. Engineering geology is the application of the geology to engineering study for the purpose of assuring that the geological factors regarding the location, design, construction, operation and maintenance of engineering works are recognized and accounted for. Engineering geologists provide geological and geotechnical recommendations, analysis, and design associated with . The following natural and environmental hazards pose a safety risk in the planning area. Geologic and Seismic Hazards Geologic and seismic hazards are risks caused by the movement of different parts of the earth’s crust, or surface. The most familiar type of geologic or seismic hazard is an.

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