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Eruption! : volcanoes and the science of saving lives

Author: Elizabeth Rusch; Tom Uhlman
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2013.
Series: Scientists in the field.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the work of volcanologists Andy Lockhart, John Pallister, and their team describes their life-risking efforts to investigate dangerous volcanoes that pose threats to more than one billion people worldwide.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Rusch; Tom Uhlman
ISBN: 9780547503509 0547503504
OCLC Number: 808990387
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 76 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 24 x 29 cm.
Contents: Sleeping giant --
Never again --
Mount Pinatubo --
To evacuate or not to evacuate? --
Volcano training camp --
How do you watch a volcano you can't see? --
Mount Merapi's next move --
The mystery of the missing ash --
What happened here? --
Living and working in the shadow of a volcano --
Volcanic vocabulary.
Series Title: Scientists in the field.
Other Titles: Volcanoes and the science of saving lives
Responsibility: text by Elizabeth Rusch ; photographs by Tom Uhlman.

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An account of the work of volcanologists Andy Lockhart, John Pallister, and their team describes their life-risking efforts to investigate dangerous volcanoes that pose threats to more than one billion people worldwide.

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