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Volcanoes, Earthquakes And Tsunamis: Teach Yourself

David A. Rothery



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Teach Yourself Books
01 November 2010
Adult education, continuous learning; Mathematics & Sciences; Volcanology & seismology; The Earth: natural history 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.

Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis includes:

Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: How the Earth moves Chapter 3: Family relationships Chapter 4: Types of volcano Chapter 5: Volcanic hazards Chapter 6: Volcanoes and climate Chapter 7: Monitoring volcanoes Chapter 8: Living with volcanoes Chapter 9: Tectonic earthquakes Chapter 10: Living with earthquakes Chapter 11: Tsunamis 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 insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.

Test yourself Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.

Extend your knowledge Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.

Five things to remember Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.

Try this Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
By:   David A. Rothery
Imprint:   Teach Yourself Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 197mm,  Width: 130mm,  Spine: 26mm
Weight:   322g
ISBN:   9781444103113
ISBN 10:   1444103113
Series:   Teach Yourself - General
Pages:   304
Publication Date:   01 November 2010
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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

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.

Reviews for Volcanoes, Earthquakes And Tsunamis: Teach Yourself

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