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Teach Yourself Volcanoes, Earthquakes and…

Teach Yourself Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis (Teach Yourself -…

by David A. Rothery

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BORING! I love Earth science, but this was dull with a captial D! I had to read this as part of my OU studies and it was the module I looked forward to the most. But this book put me off completely and it took me 5 months to read! I did however get some good sleep when reading this! ( )
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TEACH YOURSELF VOLCANOES is a practical, comprehensive guide which will enable you to discover more about the mysteries behind volcanic activity. Extensively illustrated, TEACH YOURSELF VOLCANOES: Explains why volcanoes occur and how they erupt. Describes the various kinds of volcanoes on Earth and on other planetary bodies. Discusses the hazards posed by volcanoes, both locally and globally. Explains why volcanoes can vary in shape. Shows how volcanic activity can be monitored and predicted.

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Volcanoes, earthquakes & tsunamis pose the most frightening geological events with which we have to contend. This text focuses on plate tectonics before delving into the intricacies of each one of these hazards so readers have an understanding of what causes them, how they relate to each other & how they can be predicted.… (more)

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