Part of the Disasters in nature series
This new series looks at a range of natural disasters, both as fascinating natural phenomena and as the cause of devastating human and environmental damage.
Disasters in Nature will enable readers to learn about weather extremes, the effect of disasters on the environment, their human impact and how we deal with them.
Up-to-date research, case studies of some of the worst examples, stunning photography and explanatory diagrams help to illustrate the points.
Each book includes: Case studies of famous natural disasters; Age-appropriate geographical and scientific information; Information about how we attempt to monitor disasters and the people and places at risk