The Resource Tsunamis and seiches

Tsunamis and seiches

Label
Tsunamis and seiches
Title
Tsunamis and seiches
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A discussion of major types of natural disasters, including descriptions of some of the most destructive; explanations of these phenomena, what causes them, and where they occur; and information about how to prepare for and survive these forces of nature. Features include an activity, glossary, list of resources, and index"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.34/94
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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World Book Publishing, Inc
Series statement
World Book's library of natural disasters
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tsunamis
  • Seiches
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Tsunamis and seiches
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index
Contents
What is a tsunami? -- What causes tsunamis? -- The Chilean tsunami -- What makes up a tsunami? -- Killer Krakatau -- Destroying lives -- The tsunami of 2004 -- Tsunamis and the environment -- Lituya Bay megatsunami -- Tsunamis in the Atlantic -- The Lisbon tsunami -- Tsunamis and asteroids -- Tsunami warning systems -- Warning systems in action? -- The tsunami at Okushiri -- Tsunami preparation and survival -- Seiches, what is a seiche? the Chicago seiche
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
47 p.
Isbn
9780716698142
Lccn
2007006185
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780716698142
Label
Tsunamis and seiches
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index
Contents
What is a tsunami? -- What causes tsunamis? -- The Chilean tsunami -- What makes up a tsunami? -- Killer Krakatau -- Destroying lives -- The tsunami of 2004 -- Tsunamis and the environment -- Lituya Bay megatsunami -- Tsunamis in the Atlantic -- The Lisbon tsunami -- Tsunamis and asteroids -- Tsunami warning systems -- Warning systems in action? -- The tsunami at Okushiri -- Tsunami preparation and survival -- Seiches, what is a seiche? the Chicago seiche
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
47 p.
Isbn
9780716698142
Lccn
2007006185
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780716698142

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