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Publication Type
Conference Proceedings
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Ahmad, Rafi
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Author Affiliation
Geography and Geology; Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Paper/Section Title
Hazard and environmental geology of Kingston and St. Andrew, Jamaica: Field guide
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Editor/Compiler
Ahmad, Rafi
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Editor
Proceedings Title
Natural hazards and hazard management in the Greater Caribbean and Latin America: Proceedings of the Second Caribbean Conference on Natural Hazards and Disasters
Date of Meeting
9-12 October, 1996
Place of Meeting
Kingston, Jamaica
Place of Publication
Kingston, Jamaica
Publisher Name
Unit for Disaster Studies, University of the West Indies
Date of Publication
1997
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Location in Work
216-227
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Series Title
Unit for Disaster Studies publication;
Series Volume ID
3
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Abstract
Describes an excursion covering sections of the parishes of Kingston and St. Andrew, where typical sites of many diverse types of geohazards associated with a tropical alluvial fan environment and urban steeplands are examined. These include landslides, flooding, earthquakes, liquefaction, waste disposal and contamination of the Liguanea aquifer, and heavy metal pollution in the Papine area.....
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