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21st Century Earthquake And Tsunami Textbook ¿ Critical Geologic And Public Safety Information ¿ Tsunamis, Plate Tectonics, Seismology, Volcanic Activity, Protection From Tsunamis Tsunami Information Center

21st Century Earthquake And Tsunami Textbook ¿ Critical Geologic And Public Safety Information ¿ Tsunamis, Plate Tectonics, Seismology, Volcanic Activity, Protection From Tsunamis

Tsunami Information Center

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ISBN : 9781592483952
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This comprehensive and well-illustrated textbook, designed for high school usage, was developed by the International Tsunami Information Center. It provides a good, readable overview of the geologic and public safety aspects of earthquakes andMoreThis comprehensive and well-illustrated textbook, designed for high school usage, was developed by the International Tsunami Information Center. It provides a good, readable overview of the geologic and public safety aspects of earthquakes and tsunamis. The following topics are covered in this textbook: Outside and Inside the Earth * Characteristics of the Earth Internal Structure * Oceans and Continents Water Depth Measurement- Pacific Ocean dimensions Seismic Waves, Faults - Reverse, Normal, Strike-Slip Layers of the Earth * Ocean Floor Features * Crust on the Move Wegener and Continental Drift * Ridges, Sea-Floor SpreadingPlate Tectonics * Plumes in the Mantle * Hot Spots Earthquakes and Volcanoes Worldwide * Intensity Scale - Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale * Magnitude Scale - Richter Aftershocks * Seismographs * Activity - Locating an Earthquake Magma and Lava * Volcanic Activity * Eruptions and their ProductsTsunami - Causes - Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Landslides Wave Diffraction, Distantly Generated Tsunamis Coastal Effects * Runup on a Shoreline Wave Height * Protection from Tsunamis * Warning System Seismicity of the Country - Example, Chile Earthquake and Tsunami Protection Measures and Survival Kit