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Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis: A Complete Introduction

Textbook

Series: Teach Yourself

By: David A Rothery (Author)

448 pages, illustrations

Teach Yourself Books

Paperback | Nov 2015 | #226900 | ISBN-13: 9781473601703
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NHBS Price: £14.99 $19/€18 approx

About this book

Written by Dr David Rothery, a volcanologist, geologist, planetary scientist and Professor of Planetary Geosciences at the Open University, Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis: A Complete Introduction is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear English and providing added-value features like a glossary of essential terms and even examples of questions you might be asked in your seminar or exam. Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis uses a structure chosen to cover the essentials of most university courses, with an introduction on how the Earth moves, followed by separate sections on volcanoes (including eruptions, types of volcano, volcanic hazards, volcanoes and climate, monitoring volcanoes, predicting eruptions and living with volcanoes), earthquakes (including faults, measurement, seismic monitoring, prediction, prevention and preparedness) and tsunamis.


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Biography

David Rothery is a volcanologist, geologist, planetary scientist and Professor of Planetary Geosciences at the Open University.

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