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Volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunamis ([New] ed)

By: Rothery, David

Part of the Teach Yourself - General series
1444103113 / 9781444103113
Stock expected by 07/08/2021
United Kingdom
20 cm xvii, 362 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)
General (US: Trade)  Learn More
Previous ed.: 2007.

Is this the right book for me?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.

Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis includes:Chapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: How the Earth movesChapter 3: Family relationshipsChapter 4: Types of volcanoChapter 5: Volcanic hazardsChapter 6: Volcanoes and climateChapter 7: Monitoring volcanoesChapter 8: Living with volcanoesChapter 9: Tectonic earthquakesChapter 10: Living with earthquakesChapter 11: TsunamisLearn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insightsLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject. Five things to rememberQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. Try thisInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.


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