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Can we protect people from natural disasters?

Author: Catherine Chambers
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Heinemann Raintree, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book discusses natural disasters, such as tornadoes, hurricanes, volcanoes, floods and droughts, and how scientists use technology to try to predict them. It includes information on how seismology is used to predict earthquakes, how sonar equipment can detect flooding risks, and how GPS and hazard systems can map and predict hurricanes and tornadoes. But could governments do more to protect us from natural  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile nonficiton/Science/Environment
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Chambers
ISBN: 9781484609958 1484609956 9781484610008 1484610008
OCLC Number: 876466839
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: What are natural disasters? --
Can we protect people from volcanoes? --
Can we protect people from earthquakes --
Can we protect people from hurricanes? --
Can we hide from tornadoes? --
Can we protect people from flood disasters? --
Can we prevent drought disaster? --
Can we prevent deep freeze disaster? --
Conclusion can we really protect people from natural disasters? --
Quiz --
Glossary --
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This book discusses natural disasters, such as tornadoes, hurricanes, volcanoes, floods and droughts, and how scientists use technology to try to predict them. It includes information on how seismology is used to predict earthquakes, how sonar equipment can detect flooding risks, and how GPS and hazard systems can map and predict hurricanes and tornadoes. But could governments do more to protect us from natural disasters? What do you think?-- Provided by publisher.

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