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Author Chambers, Catherine, 1954-
Title Can we protect people from natural disasters? / Catherine Chambers.
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Location Call No. Status
 Margate - Juv Non-Fiction  363.347 CHA    AVAILABLE
Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Earth debates
Chambers, Catherine, 1954- Earth debates.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What are natural disasters? -- Can we protect people from volcanoes? -- Can we protect people from earthquakes -- Can we protect people from hurricanes? -- Can we hide from tornadoes? -- Can we protect people from flood disasters? -- Can we prevent drought disaster? -- Can we prevent deep freeze disaster? -- Conclusion can we really protect people from natural disasters? -- Quiz -- Glossary -- Find out more.
Summary 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? What do you think?-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Natural disasters -- Safety measures -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781484609958 (hb)
1484609956 (hb)
9781484610008 (pb)
1484610008 (pb)

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