The Volcano Adventure Guide
By (author) Rosaly M. C. Lopes
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Volcano Adventure Guide by Rosaly M. C. Lopes
Book DescriptionThe Volcano Adventure Guide is the first book of its type. It contains vital information for anyone wishing to visit, explore, and photograph active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. Following an introduction that discusses eruption styles of different types of volcanoes, how to prepare for a volcano trip, and how to avoid volcanic dangers, the book presents guides to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world. This section is packed full of practical information including tour itineraries, maps, transportation details, and warnings of possible non-volcanic dangers. Three appendices at the end of the book direct the reader to a wealth of further volcano resources. Aimed at non-specialist readers who wish to explore volcanoes without being foolhardy, it will fascinate amateur enthusiasts and professional volcanologists alike. The stunning colour photographs throughout the book will delight armchair travellers as well as inspire the adventurous to get out and explore volcanoes for themselves.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521554534
(276mm x 219mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 13-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Rosaly M. C. Lopes
Modeling Volcanic Processes, Hardback (March 2013)
An advanced textbook and reference resource examining the physics of volcanic behavior and the state of the art in modeling volcanic processes.
Volcanoes, Paperback (December 2010)
An insightful introduction to one ofthe most unpredictable forces on Earth.
Alien Volcanoes, Hardback (June 2008)» View all books by Rosaly M. C. Lopes
At once terrifyingly destructive and awe-inspiringly beautiful, volcanoes have long fascinated humankind. Yet our understanding of volcanoes on Earth - and throughout the celestial world - remains maddeningly incomplete. This work offers a tour of volcanic activity across the solar system. It also features photographs and artwork.
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Author Biography - Rosaly M. C. Lopes
Rosaly Lopes is an expert in planetary volcanism at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, where she studies volcanism on Earth, as well as other planets and moons. Using data returned by the Galileo spacecraft, Dr Lopes was responsible for the discovery of 71 previously unknown volcanoes on Jupiter's moon Io. She currently works on the Cassini mission, which is making observations of Saturn and its moons.
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