Detecting Avalanches

Detecting Avalanches

by Trudi Strain Trueit


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Detecting Avalanches by Trudi Strain Trueit

Examines how scientists study avalanches. With colorful spreads featuring fun facts, sidebars, a disaster preparedness checklist, and a "How It Works" feature, this book provides an exciting look at the science of disaster detection.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781635170566
Publisher: North Star Editions
Publication date: 01/01/2017
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 White Death 5

Chapter 2 Signs of Trouble 9

Chapter 3 Weather Watch 15

A Closer Look: Doppler Radar 20

Chapter 4 In the Slide Zone 23

Avalanche Safety Checklist 29

Focus on Detecting Avalanches 30

Glossary 31

To Learn More 32

Index 32

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