Vancouver, City on the Edge: Living with a dynamic geological landscape

April 15, 2003|
Vancouver, City on the Edge: Living with a dynamic geological landscape by John J. Clague
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This lavishly illustrated book, which is written in non-technical language, provides information on the forces of nature that affect Greater Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, the Sunshine Coast, and the Squamish/Whistler/Pemberton area. It covers earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, landslides, avalanches, floods, climates, water supplies, vegetation, glaciation, rocks, fossils and the origin of the Greater Vancouver landscape. The book includes 150 colour photographs and drawings. John Clague is a professor of Geology at Simon Fraser University and Bob Turner is a Vancouver-based federal government geological research scientist.

This book is an invaluable reference for the residents of the municipalities of Vancouver, West Vancouver, Lions Bay, North Vancouver, Richmond, Delta, Burnaby, New Westminster, Port Moody, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, Mission, Harrison Hot Springs, Surrey, White Rock, Langley, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Squamish, Whistler, Gibsons, Sechelt, Powell River, Hope, and Pemberton. It is also an invaluable reference for local high school students and teachers and an essential reference for those interested in the interplay between the forces of nature and cities.

John Clague is Shrum Chair of Science at Simon Fraser University and emeritus scientist, Geological Survey of Canada. John and his graduate students are currently conducting research on natural hazards (earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, and landslides) and late Holocene climate change in Western Canada. He has published over 200 professio...
Title:Vancouver, City on the Edge: Living with a dynamic geological landscape
Product dimensions:9 X 7.98 X 0.52 in
Shipping dimensions:9 X 7.98 X 0.52 in
Published:April 15, 2003
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780969760146

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