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When the earth moves : rogue earthquakes, tremors, and aftershocks

Author: Patricia L Barnes-Svarney
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia L Barnes-Svarney
ISBN: 9781560259725 1560259728
OCLC Number: 154669097
Description: xv, 272 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The Basics --
Quakes, Shakes, and Aftershocks --
Chapter 1 When the Earth Shakes 3 --
Chapter 2 Necessary Faults 21 --
Chapter 3 Quake Parts 33 --
Chapter 4 The Measuring Mess 49 --
Chapter 5 Quirks of Quakes 67 --
Quakes in the Wrong Places --
Chapter 6 The New Madrid Disaster 81 --
Chapter 7 More Cases of Rogue Earthquakes 105 --
Chapter 8 Bad Effects 147 --
Chapter 9 Bizarre Quakes out of Nowhere 193 --
Future Quakes: What's the Risk? --
Chapter 10 Forecasting Earthly Motions 207 --
Chapter 11 What Can We Do? 223 --
Chapter 12 The Best Defenses Are Good Resources 247 --
Image Credits 263.
Responsibility: Patricia Barnes-Svarney.
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