Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis is a fascinating guide to these powerful natural hazards.
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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
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David Rothery is a volcanologist, geologist, planetary scientist and Professor of Planetary Geosciences at the Open University.