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Volcanoes By Susanna Van Rose

Volcanoes by Susanna Van Rose

Condition - Very Good
$26.99
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Summary

This revised edition features sections on Pinatubo - the largest eruption of the 20th century, ongoing volcanic activity on the Caribbean island of Montserrat, and future developments in volcanology. The book covers late-1990s work on the monitoring and prediction of volcanic activity.

Volcanoes Summary

Volcanoes by Susanna Van Rose

This revised edition of "Volcanoes" features colour photographs and new sections on Pinatubo - the largest eruption of the 20th century, ongoing volcanic activity on the Caribbean island of Montserrat, and future developments in volcanology. The book covers late-1990s work on the monitoring and prediction of volcanic activity and "collapsing volcanoes", and contains additional information for understanding how volcanoes work, with the potential for large scale disasters.

Table of Contents

A volcano is...where magma erupts; lava flows - runny lava, pasty lava; volcanic gas; volcanic explosions; explosive eruptions; pyroclastic-flows; explosions; dust and climate; lava and water; mud-flows; steam-assisted eruptions; a volcano is...a mountain?; a volcano is...a hole in the ground; volcanoes around the world; plate tectonics; magma and volcanoes; volcanoes and plates; birth of the Atlantic Ocean; an old hot-spot trail; below the volcano; Edinburgh volcano; hot springs and geysers; active - extinct - dormant?; hot metal, minerals and water; useful hot water; useful rocks; volcano hazard; volcano watching; coping with an eruption; Taupo AD 186; Santorini c. 1645 BC; Vesuvius AD 79; Skafta Fires 1783; Krakatau 1883; Valley of 10,000 smokes 1912; Mont Pelee 1902; Mount St Helens 1980; Pinatubo; Montserrat; the future.

Additional information

GOR000642179
9780565091385
0565091387
Volcanoes by Susanna Van Rose
Used - Very Good
Paperback
The Natural History Museum
1999-06-01
63
N/A
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