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Our Earth in Action: Earthquakes

Series: Our Earth in Action Volume: 2

By: Chris Oxlade (Author)

32 pages, colour illustrations

Franklin Watts (UK)

Paperback | Aug 2014 | #219262 | ISBN-13: 9781445131993
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NHBS Price: £8.99 $11/€11 approx
Hardback | Jun 2009 | #219263 | ISBN-13: 9780749690212
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About this book

Chris Oxlade examines the Earth's physical processes and investigates causes and effects.


Contents

- About earthquakes
- Plate tectonics
- Where earthquakes happen
- Earthquake waves
- Effects on the landscape
- Tsunamis
- Effects on buildings
- Living with earthquakes
- Building for earthquakes
- Earthquake science
- Case study: Kobe 1995
- Case study: Kashmir 2005
- Case study: San Francisco
- Glossary
- Further information
- Index


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Biography

Chris Oxlade, is an experienced writer of information books for children. He specializes in science and technology, and has written more than sixty titles, on subjects ranging from kites to virtual reality as well as books on various forms of transport.

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