Teach Yourself Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis by David Rothery
Teach Yourself Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis is the essential guide to these fascinating natural hazards. These three phenomena pose the most frightening geological events with which we inhabitants of planet earth have to contend. This book focuses on plate tectonics before delving into the intricacies of each one of these hazards so that you soon have a clear understanding of what causes them, how they relate to each other, how they can be predicted and ultimately, their effects and consequences. Each aspect is explained in a jargon-free and accessible style, ensuring that often complex concepts and theories are easy to get to grips with.