Volcanoes, Earthquakes And Tsunamis: Teach Yourself (Teach Yourself - General)

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Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis is the essential guide to what causes the most frightening geological events with which we are faced today. It covers plate tectonics, the intricacies of each terrible phenomina, and their effects as well as the impact they have on each other, how they can be predicted and, if possible, controlled.

One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.

Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.

Extra online articles at to give you a richer understanding.

Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.

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ISBN-13: 9781444103113
ISBN-10: 1444103113
Pagini: 384
Ilustrații: 150 black and white half tones and line diagrams
Dimensiuni: 130 x 199 x 24 mm
Greutate: 0.33 kg
Editura: Hodder & Stoughton
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Acknowledgements 1 Introduction 2 How the Earth moves 3 Eruptions 4 Types of volcano 5 Volcanic hazards 6 Volcanoes and climate 7 Monitoring volcanoes 8 Living with volcanoes 9 Tectonic earthquakes 10 Living with earthquakes 11 Tsunamis Taking it further Glossary Index

Notă biografică

David Rothery is a very well respected volcanologist and geologist, whose international collaborative research on active volcanoes has taken him to places as diverse as Hawaii, the Americas, Indonesia and Italy. He is a senior lecturer at the Open University.


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