The Resource Cartographies of danger : mapping hazards in America, Mark Monmonier, (eBook:)

Cartographies of danger : mapping hazards in America, Mark Monmonier, (eBook:)

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Cartographies of danger : mapping hazards in America
Title
Cartographies of danger
Title remainder
mapping hazards in America
Statement of responsibility
Mark Monmonier
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Language
eng
Summary
No place is perfectly safe, but some places are more dangerous than others. Whether we live on a floodplain or in "Tornado Alley," near a nuclear facility or in a neighborhood poorly lit at night, we all co-exist uneasily with natural and man-made hazards. As Mark Monmonier shows in this entertaining and immensely informative book, maps can tell us a lot about where we can anticipate certain hazards, but they can also be dangerously misleading. California, for example, takes earthquakes seriously, with a comprehensive program of seismic mapping, whereas Washington has been comparativ
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Monmonier, Mark S
Dewey number
363.34/022/3
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eBooks from EBSCOhost
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  • Natural disasters
  • Hazardous geographic environments
  • Electronic books
  • NATURE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Electronic books
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Cartographies of danger : mapping hazards in America, Mark Monmonier, (eBook:)
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https://www.austinlibrary.com:8443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=35173
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Publication
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-349 p.) and index
Color
multicolored
Control code
tsl-ebsco18198
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 363 p.)
Form of item
online
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)45730407
Label
Cartographies of danger : mapping hazards in America, Mark Monmonier, (eBook:)
Link
https://www.austinlibrary.com:8443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=35173
Publication
Note
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-349 p.) and index
Color
multicolored
Control code
tsl-ebsco18198
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 363 p.)
Form of item
online
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)45730407

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