The earthquake observers : disaster science from Lisbon to Richter (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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The earthquake observers : disaster science from Lisbon to Richter

Author: Deborah R Coen
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Earthquakes have taught us much about our planet's hidden structure and the forces that have shaped it. This book explains how observing networks transformed an instant of panic and confusion into a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah R Coen
ISBN: 022621205X 9780226212050 0226111830 9780226111834 0226111814 9780226111810
OCLC Number: 902847204
Notes: Oorspronkelijke uitgave: 2013.
Description: 348 pagina's : illustraties ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Deborah R. Coen.

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"The cleverly ambiguous title of this book plays with the many uncertainties that surround our experience of earthquakes. Just who are these 'observers': are they scientists, farmers, or city Read more...

 
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