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Extreme events

a physical reconstruction and risk assessment

by Jonathan Nott

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural disasters,
  • Natural disasters -- Research,
  • Risk assessment

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJonathan Nott.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB5014 .N68 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 297 p.
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18587398M
    ISBN 100521824125
    ISBN 109780521824125
    LC Control Number2006282533

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