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Author Gray, Leon, 1974-

Title The science of tsunamis / Leon Gray.

Imprint New York, NY : Gareth Stevens Pub., c2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Nettels Non-Fiction  551.46 GRA    ---  Available
Edition 1st. ed.
Description 48 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Series Nature's wrath, the science behind natural disasters
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What is a tsunami? -- Underwater forces -- Making waves -- Hitting the shore -- Tsunami warning
Summary Readers will encounter some of the most destructive tsunamis of all time while they explore the science behind these occurrences. An explanation of plate tectonics and wave formations are a few of the exciting science concepts that readers are introduced to through real-life examples and lots of surprising facts.
Audience 4-8 Mitinet.
4-8 Mitinet.
Subject Tsunamis -- Juvenile literature.
Ocean waves -- Juvenile literature.
Pacific Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System -- Juvenile literature.
Tsunami damage -- Juvenile literature.
Volcanoes -- Juvenile literature.
Rescue work -- Juvenile literature.
Disaster relief -- Juvenile literature.
Earthquakes -- Juvenile literature.
Natural disasters -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781433986673

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