Encyclopedia of Earthquakes and Volcanoesby David Ritchie, Alexander E. Gates
Completely revised and updated, this concise A-to-Z resource covers various regions of the world and their seismic and/or volcanic activities, specific major eruptions and earthquakes throughout history, geologic or scientific terms, and people who have influenced these fields of science. 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.
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