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Lyew-Ayee, Parris A.; Ahmad, Rafi
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Natural Hazards Atlas of Jamaica
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Kingston
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UWI Press
Date of Publication
2012
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150p.
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Abstract
The authors have designed an atlas of Jamaica focusing on the four principal natural hazards of earthquakes, hurricanes, floods and landslides in order to increase government and public awareness of hazards in the context of the islandís developmental and environmental problems. The work is divided into three sections in which the authors consider the physical geography of Jamaica; detail the common hazards that commonly affect Jamaica, and provide maps of each Jamaican parish indicating models of each hazard at a local scale.....
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