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The next tsunami : living on a restless coast

Author: Bonnie Henderson
Publisher: Corvallis : Oregon State University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The gripping story of the geological discoveries, and the scientists who uncovered them, that signal the imminence of a catastrophic tsunami on the Northwest Coast.
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Genre/Form: Oregon authors
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie Henderson
ISBN: 9780870717321 0870717324
OCLC Number: 861966399
Description: 322 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue: litany --
The first tsunami --
Barnacles never lie --
Silver dollar --
A flexible worldview --
Mad rise --
Live land --
Pay dirt --
Our turbulent Earth --
Wave of the future --
Epidote dreams --
The core locker --
A prepared mind --
A fresh sandbox --
Last glance --
Mad River Slough --
Stumped --
Ataspaca prospect --
Thirty minutes --
Home --
Freak accidents --
Wanted --
Reunion --
Drawing the line --
Wanted II --
Test-ch'as --
Wisdom of the elders --
Thirteen --
Star of the sea --
Penrose --
Sumatra --
Higher ground --
Aftershock --
S-XXL --
3/11 --
Strategic investment --
Perpetuity.
Responsibility: Bonnie Henderson.

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Not until the late 1990s could scientists fix the date, hour, and magnitude of the Pacific Northwest coast's last megathrust earthquake: 9 p.m., January 26, 1700, magnitude 9.0-one of the largest  Read more...

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""In The Next Tsunami: Living on a Restless Coast", Bonnie Henderson has given us not only the geological history of our coast, but also the stories of the many men and women who have spent their Read more...

 
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