Many of the scientists and engineers currently involved in natural hazards assessment for nuclear facilities are specialists in one type of hazard, such as seismic or volcanic hazards. In addition to thorough coverage of these two specialties, Volcanic and Tectonic Hazard Assessment for Nuclear Facilities (the book) brings together other hazard issues related to tectonic and volcanic processes (subsidence, uplift, and tsunamis) and to processes not directly related to tectonism or volcanism (glacial isostatic adjustments, erosion, sea-level change, and storm surge). One of the values of the book is the comprehensive look at these diverse issues and the efforts that...

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