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Teach Yourself Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis

Teach Yourself Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis - 08 edition

Teach Yourself Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis - 08 edition

ISBN13: 9780071497008

ISBN10: 0071497005

Teach Yourself Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis by David A. Rothery - ISBN 9780071497008
Edition: 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2008
International: No
Teach Yourself Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis by David A. Rothery - ISBN 9780071497008

ISBN13: 9780071497008

ISBN10: 0071497005

Edition: 08

Summary

Learn about nature's most feared phenomena Volcanoes, earthquakes, and tsunamis are the three deadliest natural events humans must contend with. Beginning with the basics of plate tectonics, this accessible guide educates you on how these hazards can be predicted, how they are interrelated, and what their catastrophic consequences are.

Table of Contents

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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