| 2.1 Basic characteristics of natural disasters ||21|
| 2.2 Case study of a disaster: basic characteristics, types of evidence and fields of study ||22|
| 4.1 Summary of lahar activity on the Pasig-Potrero river and its effect on Bacolor from 1991 to 1995 ||51|
| 5.1 Predictions for behaviours and archaeological signatures at various stages of a shipwreck crisis ||82|
| 8.1 Volcanic hazards probably experienced or witnessed by prehistoric Maori ||133|
| 8.2 Potential effects and extent of impact of the main volcanic hazards on prehistoric Maori society ||137|
| 8.3 Beneficial volcanic features and products exploited by prehistoric Maori ||145|
| 8.4 Physical and elemental properties of volcanogenic red ochre (kokowai) from Kokowai Springs, Mt Taranaki ||147|
| 9.1 Radiocarbon dates from the Kurvot site on Toga, Vanuatu ||166|
| 10.1 Radiocarbon dates from the Settlement Point site ||180|
| 12.1 Subsistence data for Moche I-IV (Cerro Blanco) and Moche V (Galindo) occupations in the Moche Valley ||218|
| 12.2 Estimate of the maximum number of mud bricks required to construct Huacas A-D at Galindo ||224|
| 16.1 Summary of major Holocene volcanic events in West New Britain ||296|
| 16.2 Average thickness of airfall tephra in archaeological sites ||296|
| 16.3 Comparison between severity of event and cultural response ||297|
| 16.4 Temporal patterning in material culture in West New Britain ||298|
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Book title: Natural Disasters and Cultural Change.
Contributors: Robin Torrence - Editor, John Grattan - Editor.
Place of publication: London.
Publication year: 2002.
Page number: xi.
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