Earthquakes: Science and Society

Download EBOOK Earthquakes: Science and Society for freeBook Title: Earthquakes: Science and Society
Category: Science & Geography
Language: English
Realese Date: 23 March 2009
Number of Pages: 272 pages
Autor: David S. Brumbaugh
ISBN: 9780321612281

Description of the book "Earthquakes: Science and Society"

This reader-friendly, carefully illustrated text introduces the scientific, historical, and personal safety aspects of earthquakes. It is significantly broader in perspective than other texts on the subject, providing the basic scientific facts about earthquakes, explaining how the study of earthquakes has progressed through time, offering details on the development of earthquake instruments, and covering immediately practical aspects such as personal safety, building and living in areas prone to earthquakes, and earthquake geography. No prior courses are assumed.
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