Remind my students of that the human element in science I re read often especially before I teach Earthuakes as there are some good sections on stress and strain
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Summary Perils of a Restless Planet Scientific Perspectives on Natural Disasters.
Wonderfully written book very easy to understand for the most part Chapter 3 was a bit tough to get through and very very technical the get through and very very technical The reason that this received 4 stars instead of 5 is simply because a lot of the information pres. From epidemics and earthuakes to tornados and tidal waves the overwhelming power of nature never ceases to instill humankind with both terror and awe As natural isasters continue to claim human lives and leave destruction in their wake Perils of a Restless Planet examines our attempts to understand and in their wake Perils of a Restless Planet examines our attempts to understand and such phenomena Now available in paperback this hi. ,
Ented is outdated Still a very good book that keeps the reader interested while presenting a wealth of knowledge I find this book pretty uniue in some aspects such as the concept book pretty uniue in some aspects such as concept isaster science is all about saving lives I try
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