Encyclopedia of Earthquakes And Volcanoes (Facts on File Science Library) (3rd Edition)

October 30, 2020
Encyclopedia of Earthquakes And Volcanoes (Facts on File Science Library) (3rd Edition)

Recent horrifying natural disasters such as the Banda AcehIndonesia tsunami and the Bam, Iran, and Muzaffarabad, Pakistanearthquakes - among the worst in history - show that the burgeoningworld population is clearly expanding faster than our reductiontechnology can handle.A greatly needed update, Encyclopedia of Earthquakes andVolcanoes, Third Edition provides a single source on historicalearthquakes and volcanic eruptions for the student and laypersonalike doing research on this subject. The changes in this timelynew edition are many. This third edition now includes not only newevents but also as many examples of historical earthquakes aspossible for contrast or comparison. Its significantly expandedcoverage in the Middle East reflects the world's focus in recentyears. And because many of these disasters involve destruction bylandslides and avalanches, there are now more entries related tosuch events and processes, including tsunami research andtechnology. In addition, many tables were added to place themagnitude of these recent disasters into historical context.https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3416029-encyclopedia-of-earthquakes-and-volcanoes