Books tagged: seismology

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Fukushima; Nuclear Disaster on the ring of fire
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Fukushima takes an in-depth look at the March, 2011 nuclear disaster that occurred as a result of one the most powerful earthquakes ever to hit Japan. In his lively and conversational writing style, Sargent puts the tragedy in useful scientific and political context by exploring what led the Japanese to build 55 nuclear power plants on one of the most seismically active locations on Earth.
Tsunami
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography
This publication discusses the anatomy of a Tsunami, briefly describing the onset from the perspective of a witness, through the history of previous destructive waves, how they develop and then how they are detected and potential methods of preventing destruction on the shoreline by use of energy transfer systems.