Eruption! : volcanoes and the science of saving lives / text by Elizabeth Rusch ; photographs by Tom Uhlman.
By: Rusch, Elizabeth.
Contributor(s): Uhlman, Tom [pht].Material type: BookSeries: Scientists in the field: Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2013Description: 76 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 24 x 29 cm.ISBN: 9780547503509 (hbk.); 0547503504 (hbk.).Subject(s): Volcanic eruptions -- Juvenile literature | Volcanic eruptionsDDC classification: 363.34/95
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An account of the work of volcanologists Andy Lockhart, John Pallister, and their team describes their life-risking efforts to investigate dangerous volcanoes that pose threats to more than one billion people worldwide.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 75) and index.
Sleeping giant -- Never again -- Mount Pinatubo -- To evacuate or not to evacuate? -- Volcano training camp -- How do you watch a volcano you can't see? -- Mount Merapi's next move -- The mystery of the missing ash -- What happened here? -- Living and working in the shadow of a volcano -- Volcanic vocabulary.
A Junior Library Guild selection
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