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Volcanologists

Author: Robin Michal Koontz
Publisher: [Vero Beach, FL] : Rourke Educational Media, [2016] ©2016
Series: Scientists in the field (Rourke Educational Media)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Volcanoes have been feared, admired, and even worshipped by some cultures. Many times their eruptions have been unexpected and often deadly. Volcanologists specialize in different areas that are related to volcanoes. By gathering data and studying actual volcanic eruptions, they map the deposits that make up the volcano and collect samples to analyze. By dating and identifying the volcanic samples, they learn about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Michal Koontz
ISBN: 1634304098 9781634304092 9781634305099 1634305094
OCLC Number: 904576483
Notes: Includes "before & after reading activities"--Page 2.
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm.
Series Title: Scientists in the field (Rourke Educational Media)
Responsibility: Robin Koontz.

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"Volcanoes have been feared, admired, and even worshipped by some cultures. Many times their eruptions have been unexpected and often deadly. Volcanologists specialize in different areas that are related to volcanoes. By gathering data and studying actual volcanic eruptions, they map the deposits that make up the volcano and collect samples to analyze. By dating and identifying the volcanic samples, they learn about a volcano's history. It's a hot job, but someone has to do it!"--Page 4 of cover.

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