Geomorphology and Volcanology of Costa Rica
  • Release Date : 16 January 2017
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Categories : Science
  • Pages : 290 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128122471
  • ISBN 10 : 0128122471
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Synopsis : Geomorphology and Volcanology of Costa Rica written by Jean Pierre Bergoeing, published by Elsevier which was released on 16 January 2017. Download Geomorphology and Volcanology of Costa Rica Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Geomorphology and Volcanology of Costa Rica is the product of more than 30 years of research explaining the evolution of the quaternary relief of a geomorphologically diverse country. The book details the physical landscape of Costa Rica, with an emphasis on potential threats to the landscape, such as earthquakes, landslides, floods, and sea level rise. The book answers questions on the climate changes associated with the intense volcanism that affects this country. Geomorphologists, geologists, geographers, and students who specialize in the Earth Sciences will benefit from knowing the geomorphology of Costa Rica, not only as a case study, but also for the lessons it offers on climate change and worldwide geological history. Includes graphs, maps, and photos that illustrate the most relevant phenomena Provides detailed description of the different regions of the country, each with its own tectonic and modeling characteristics Offers a detailed presentation of the geomorphological characteristics of Costa Rica

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