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Author: Peter Francis - Clive Oppenheimer
ISBN 13: 9780199254699
ISBN 10: 199254699
Edition: 2
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2003-12-25
Format: Paperback
Pages: 536
List Price: $105.95

The second edition of Volcanoes discusses the impact of volcanic eruptions on the Earth's environment-a cause of debate and extensive research by leading academics worldwide. Featuring excellent illustrations, the text includes a new chapter on volcanic hazards, which looks at complex scientific and sociological issues surrounding risk mitigation. In addition, it provides updated information on new eruptions, research findings, and planetary studies while preserving the strengths of the first edition-accessibility, clarity, and wit. Volcanoes, 2/e is ideal for undergraduate courses in geology, earth science, geography, environmental science and planetary science.