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A paradox of power [electronic resource] : voices of warning and reason in the geosciences / edited by Charles W. Welby and Monica E. Gowan.

Publication:
Boulder, Colo. : Geological Society of America, 1998.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (ix, 185 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps.
Series:
Reviews in engineering geology ; v. 12.
Reviews in engineering geology ; v. 12
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Subjects:
Engineering geology.
Environmental health.
Health risk assessment.
Environmental geology.
Environmental geotechnology.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
The papers in this volume illustrate issues and opportunities confronting geologists as they bring their knowledge and understanding to bear in matters related to public health and welfare.
Contents:
The dilemma of the geologist: earth resources and environmental policy / Lee C. Garhard
Resolving environmental complexity: a geologic appraisal of process-response elements and scale as controls of shoreline erosion along southeastern Lake Ontario, New York / Paul R. Pinet, Charles E. McClennen, and Laura J. Moore
Colonial impacts to wetlands in Lebanon, Connecticut / Robert M. Thorson [and others]
Presentation of radon potential maps to the public: a case history for Portland, Oregon / Scott F. Burns [and others]
An outbreak of coccidioidomycosis (valley fever) caused by landslides triggered by the 1994 Northridge, California, earthquake / Randall W. Jibson [and others]
Sewage sludge (biosolids) land disposal in a southeastern U.S. piedmont setting: ground-water pollution potential / Charles W. Welby
Seismic microzonation in the Pacific northwest with an example of earthquake hazard mapping in southwest British Columbia / Victor M. Levson
Asbestos monitoring and regulation in public drinking-water supplies: a case history from North Carolina / Jeffery C. Reid and Robert H. Carpenter
Evaluating debris-flow hazards in Davis County, Utah: engineering versus geological approaches / Jeffery R. Keaton and Mike Lowe
Preliminary assessment of the seismicity of the Malinu Coast Fault Zone, southern California, and related issues of philosophy and practice / Vincent S. Cronin and Keith A. Sverdrup
Glacial geology, law, and the Love Canal trial / Jodi A. Feld, Robert Emmet Hernan, and David M. Mickelson
Expectations of geological science: Yucca Mountain site characterization, Nevada / Thomas W. Bjerstedt
Providing valid long-term projections of geologic systems for policy decisions: Can we succeed? Should we try? / Jeremy M. Boak and Holly A. Dockery.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Welby, Charles W.
Gowan, Monica E.
Geological Society of America.
ISBN:
0813741122
9780813741123
OCLC:
873034668
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.