Natural Disaster Research

From the Series Inside Science
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Natural hazard research has tremendous potential to help communities save lives and protect property threatened by earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and many other natural phenomena. This knowledge drives the research toward a fuller understanding of natural disasters and the development of warning systems and mitigation strategies. This title examines the science behind natural disaster research in the following chapters: Why Study Disasters?; What Are Natural Disasters?; Reading the Earth and Its Movement; Wind and Weather; Mapping and Modeling; and New Directions in Disaster Research.

Interest Level Grade 7 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 7
Copyright 2012
Genre Nonfiction
Publisher ReferencePoint Press
Series Inside Science
Language English
Number of Pages 96
ISBN 9781601522368, 9781601522375B
Title Format Reinforced book, Print + Ebook
Release Date 2012-01-01
Author Lydia Bjornlund
Dewey 363.34

Author: Lydia Bjornlund

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