Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis: A Complete Introduction (Teach Yourself)

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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 phenomena, and their effects as well as the impact they have on each other, how they can be predicted and, if possible, controlled.
Learn 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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ISBN-13: 9781473601703
ISBN-10: 1473601703
Pagini: 384
Dimensiuni: 127 x 193 x 33 mm
Greutate: 0.39 kg
Editura: Teach Yourself
Seria Teach Yourself


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

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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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