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Tsunami

Pub Date : 1998 | Author : Walter C. Dudley | Publisher : University of Hawaii Press

ISBN 10 : 0824819691
ISBN 13 : 9780824819699

On April 1, 1946, shortly after sunrise, the town of Hilo on the island of Hawai'i was devastated by a series of giant waves. Traveling 2,300 miles from the Aleutian Islands in les..

Tsunami

Pub Date : 2013 | Author : S. Mambretti | Publisher : WIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9781845647704
ISBN 13 : 184564770X

A tsunami is a series of water waves caused by the sudden displacement of a large volume of a body of water, typically an ocean. This book, comprising seven chapters, examines this..

Tsunami

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Susumu Murata | Publisher : World Scientific

ISBN 10 : 9789814277471
ISBN 13 : 9814277479

This book provides comprehensive scientific information and knowledge survival tips on how to survive a tsunami. It is especially useful to those living (or about to live) in tsuna..

Tsunami

Pub Date : 2008-01-29 | Author : Edward Bryant | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 3540742743
ISBN 13 : 9783540742746

Tsunamis are underrated as major hazards, mainly due to the misconceptions that they occur infrequently and happen along some distant shoreline. However, evidence for past great ts..

Tsunamis

Pub Date : 2011-01-19 | Author : Antony Joseph | Publisher : Academic Press

ISBN 10 : 0123850541
ISBN 13 : 9780123850546

The devastating impacts of tsunamis have received increased focus since the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, the most destructive tsunami in over 400 years of recorded history. The ts..

Tsunami

Pub Date : 2016-04 | Author : Jeff Putnam | Publisher : Capstone

ISBN 10 : 9781515744320
ISBN 13 : 1515744329

Discusses the cause of tsunamis, the destruction they cause, and what is being done to help people be safe...

Tsunamis

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : George Capaccio | Publisher : Benchmark Education Company

ISBN 10 : 9781450907699
ISBN 13 : 1450907695

Readers learn about tsunamis, how they develop, how powerful they can be, and how scientists warn people about them...