Teach Yourself Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis

Author(s): David A. Rothery

Natural History

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. 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. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding. THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.


Product Information

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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.

General Fields

  • : 9781444103113
  • : Hodder & Stoughton
  • : Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
  • : August 2010
  • : 198mm X 130mm X 24mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 304
  • : Illustrations, maps
  • : David A. Rothery