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- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 17.00
Dead in Attic is a collection of stories by Times-Picayune columnist Chris Rose, recounting the first harrowing year and a half of life in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Celebrated as a local treasure and heaped with national praise, Rose provides a rollercoaster ride of observation, commentary, emotion, tragedy, and even humor -- in a way... more...
- Arcturus Digital Limited 2006; US$ 4.99
100 Catastrophic Disasters is an astounding compendium of natural and man-made disasters. The range of entries is extraordinary, from the bizarre to the horrific, and from the heartbreaking to the ridiculous. The book includes some of history's most incredible disasters and tells in vivid detail the story of events of people involved, the imp... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95
This highly readable and informative guide imparts a wealth of solid scientific data about hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, wind, fog, ice storms, and other events. The text is embellished with 72 drawings and 20 photographs. more...
- Andrews UK 2015; US$ 4.49
What exactly is an avalanche? Why do tropical cyclones spin in different directions? What is the deadliest heat wave ever to have been recorded? And what are the three different types of lightning? All of this and more is revealed in this fantastic book containing over one hundred facts about the worlds most deadly natural disasters. Covering... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99
Did you know that animals can often sense when a volcano is going to erupt? Or that the force of an eruption is measured on the VEI, or Volcanic Explosivity Index? What is the difference between a shield volcano and a stratovolcano? And what were the largest eruptions in human history? All of these facts and more can be found in this fantastic guide... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 234.75
The 1755 earthquake and tsunami were influential in Portugal and in all European and North African countries where the devastating effects were felt. The possibility of a similar occurrence urges society and the scientific community to reflect on its lessons. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 213.40
These proceedings include most of the available information on this major seismic event and its consequences. With an estimated moment magnitude of 7.7 and a heavy toll in terms of human and economic losses, it ranks as the largest intermediate-depth earthquake in Europe in the twentieth century. Nevertheless, because of the difficult conditions... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 129.00
This book presents the latest research results on the geologic setting of the El Chichón and Tacaná volcanoes in Mexico's Chiapas state, including their eruptive history and composition of erupted products, the hydrothermal systems and their manifestations. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 97.71
This book examines Piton de la Fournaise and Karthala, two shield volcanoes. It presents geological, geophysical, geochemical and petrological aspects as well as studies on physical geography, natural hazards and the sociological and behavioural approaches. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 101.08
This work examines what was responsible for a tsunami that destroyed settlements in the Mediterranean in 365 AD. It details how western Crete was lifted out of the sea by up to 10 meters in a massive earthquake, which occurred on a previously unknown fault. more...