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Natural disasters /

by Watts, Claire [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: DK eyewitness books: Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2015.Description: 72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9781465438096; 1465438092; 9781465438089; 1465438084.Other title: Eyewitness : natural disasters.Subject(s): Natural disasters -- Juvenile literature | Natural disasters | Juvenile works | Juvenile works
Contents:
Dynamic planet -- Restless earth -- The earth shakes -- Surviving a quake -- What is a tsunami? -- Wave power -- Walls of water -- Japan's terror -- Recovery begins -- Warnings -- Volcanoes -- Rivers of fire -- Avalanches and landslides -- Atmosphere -- Wild weather -- Hurricanes -- Battling winds -- Hurricane Katrina -- Twisting tornadoes -- Flood alert -- Raging waters -- Drought -- Wildfire -- Fighting fires -- Climate change -- Exploitation -- Infectious diseases -- Epidemic -- The future.
Summary: Describes the wide range of natural disasters that occur on Earth, including tsunamis, landslides, tornadoes, wildfires, earthquakes, climate change, and infectious diseases.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p>What causes a hurricane to form? Can animals sense an impending earthquake? Explore the dangerous and destructive side of nature -- the awesome powers of tsunamis, hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfire, volcanoes and more in the updated edition of Natural Disasters .</p> <p>Each revised Eyewitness book retains the stunning artwork and photography from the groundbreaking original series, but the text has been reduced and reworked to speak more clearly to younger readers. Still on every colorful page: Vibrant annotated photographs and the integrated text-and-pictures approach that makes Eyewitness a perennial favorite of parents, teachers, and school-age kids.</p>

Describes the wide range of natural disasters that occur on Earth, including tsunamis, landslides, tornadoes, wildfires, earthquakes, climate change, and infectious diseases.

Includes index.

Dynamic planet -- Restless earth -- The earth shakes -- Surviving a quake -- What is a tsunami? -- Wave power -- Walls of water -- Japan's terror -- Recovery begins -- Warnings -- Volcanoes -- Rivers of fire -- Avalanches and landslides -- Atmosphere -- Wild weather -- Hurricanes -- Battling winds -- Hurricane Katrina -- Twisting tornadoes -- Flood alert -- Raging waters -- Drought -- Wildfire -- Fighting fires -- Climate change -- Exploitation -- Infectious diseases -- Epidemic -- The future.

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