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Description - Can We Protect People From Natural Disasters? by Catherine Chambers

What turns a flood event into a flood disaster
How can we protect people from the effects of drought
What is a storm surge
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 Who do you think

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781406290721
ISBN-10: 1406290726
Format: Hardback
(240mm x 190mm x mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: Raintree Publishers
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Catherine Chambers

Catherine Chambers was born in Adelaide, Australia, and was brought up in the UK. She has written about 120 books for children and young adults on all kinds of subjects, including history, biographies, science and the arts.

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