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Review of the U.S. Geological Survey's Volcano Hazards Program (Compass Series)

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Federal and state government agencies in the US rely primarily on the Program to keep track of the status of all domestic volcanoes. The review committee concludes that it must either increase the size of its staff significantly; partner with other programs or organizations; or scale back its mission and retrain its staff to focus on monitoring and crisis response, thus relegating fundamental research, hazard assessment, and outreach to subsidiary roles. There is no index.
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ISBN:
9780309070966
Other:
National Research Council
Publisher:
National Academies Press
Author:
National Research Council
Author:
Committee on the Review of the Usgs Volc
Author:
Board on Earth Sciences and Resources
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Geophysics
Subject:
Volcanoes
Subject:
Disaster Relief & Rescue Operations
Subject:
Volcanic hazard analysis.
Subject:
Volcano Hazards Program (U.S.) - Evaluation
Subject:
Volcanic hazard analysis -- United States.
Subject:
Physics
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 115-116).
Series:
Compass Series
Series Volume:
105-311
Publication Date:
20000631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
152
Dimensions:
8.98x6.04x.41 in. .55 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Social Science » Disasters and Disaster Relief
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » General
Science and Mathematics » Geology » Earth Sciences
Science and Mathematics » Geology » Geophysics
Science and Mathematics » Physics

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