The Science of Natural Disasters

The Science of Natural Disasters

The Devastating Truth About Volcanoes, Earthquakes, and Tsunamis

Book - 2018
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Our planet can be violent and destructive. Volcanoes erupt, sending out clouds of ash and rivers of molten lava. Earthquakes shake up the land, destroying buildings and sparking destructive fires. Tsunamisenormous ocean wavescrash onto the shore, devastating coastal communities.
Publisher: New York :, Franklin Watts, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.,, 2018.
℗♭2018.
Copyright Date: ℗♭2018.
ISBN: 9780531227664
Characteristics: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Rowland, Andrew 1962-- Illustrator
Contents: Cracks in the crust
How volcanoes form
Fountains and explosions
The impact of eruptions
How earthquakes happen
Caught in a quake
After the quake
How tsunamis happen
When tsunamis strike
After the waves
Rebuilding
Predicting disasters.
Summary: Our planet can be violent and destructive. Volcanoes erupt, sending out clouds of ash and rivers of molten lava. Earthquakes shake up the land, destroying buildings and sparking destructive fires. Tsunamisenormous ocean wavescrash onto the shore, devastating coastal communities.
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