June 24, 2009

Earthquakes: The Science Behind Natural Disasters

Scientists still have no way of predicting earth-shaking disasters. In Earthquakes: The Science Behind Seismic Shocks and Tsunamis explains how scientists study the causes an earthquake, explore how scientists measure them, and provides tips to stay safe during this natural disaster. The authors also explore the dangerous aftermaths of earthquakes including landslides, fires, and giant waves of water called tsunamis.

Part of The Science Behind Natural Disasters series, written by Alvin and Virginia Silverstein, and Laura Silverstein Nunn. Each title is 48 pages, full color illustrations, ISBN 978-0-7660-2975-0. http://www.enslow.com/displayitem.asp?type=1&item=2663

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