Encyclopedia of Earthquakes And Volcanoes (Facts on File Science Library)
Facts on File | 2006-10-30 | ISBN: 0816063028 | 368 Pages | 12.23 MB | PDF
The Encyclopedia of Earthquakes and Volcanoes explains the specific terms and concepts associated with the sciences of catastrophe-seismology and volcanology-and covers the places in the world where these destructive phenomena have occurred. Entries include terms and concepts such as: caldera, stratovolcano, S-waves, liquefaction, harmonic tremors, and much more.
The revised edition contains:
Updated geographic locations and damage estimates for certain areas
Enhanced content on the geologic processes, with clear and up-to-date diagrams to articulate these processes
New definitions of geologic terms
An updated chronology of important earthquakes and eruptions.