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Volcanoes, Earthquakes And Tsunamis: Teach Yourself By David A. Rothery

Volcanoes, Earthquakes And Tsunamis: Teach Yourself
by David A. Rothery

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Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis is a fascinating guide to these powerful natural hazards.
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Volcanoes, Earthquakes And Tsunamis: Teach Yourself Summary

Volcanoes, Earthquakes And Tsunamis: Teach Yourself by David A. Rothery

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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.

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Volcanoes, Earthquakes And Tsunamis: Teach Yourself Reviews

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About David A. Rothery

David Rothery is a volcanologist, geologist, planetary scientist and Professor of Planetary Geosciences at the Open University.

Table of Contents

  • : 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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Volcanoes, Earthquakes And Tsunamis: Teach Yourself by David A. Rothery
David A. Rothery
Teach Yourself - General
Used - Very Good
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
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