Earthquake Alert!

Author(s): Shilpa Mehta-Jones

INT Books

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 Information

General Fields

  • : 9780778716235
  • : Crabtree Publishing Company
  • : Crabtree Publishing Company
  • : January 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Shilpa Mehta-Jones
  • : paper back
  • : 363.34/95
  • : 8 to 11 years
  • : 32