Earthquake Alert! (Revised, Ed. 2) (Disaster Alert!) (Paperback)

Earthquake Alert! (Revised, Ed. 2) (Disaster Alert!) By Shilpa Mehta-Jones Cover Image
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This informative book has been newly revised in light of the devastating earthquakes in 2010 in Chile, Haiti, Turkey, Mexico, and China. When the earth shakes beneath your feet, the result can be dangerous and deadly. This book traces tremors and seismic waves and explains how we have prepared for the unexpected quakes that rock our cities and countryside. Special mention is made of: - the science of earthquakes, including earth's layers, plate tectonics, and major fault lines - types of seismic waves - technology used for forecasting, predicting, and measuring earthquakes - devastation from tsunamis, landslides, and fires cause by earthquakes.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780778716235
ISBN-10: 0778716236
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication Date: April 15th, 2011
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Disaster Alert!