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Living with Earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest

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An essential guide for anyone interested in understanding earthquake science or in preparing for the next major tremor.

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Ah, the giant firs, the verdant hills, the pristine Pacific coastline, the ground under your feet shaking you to jelly. Yeats (geology emeritus, Oregon State U.) examines the reasons why that ground is shaking, particularly the Cascadia Subduction Zone, which runs from British Columbia to northern California. Thanks to its incessant movement earthquakes are not a matter of if but of when, and research shows the region should prepare for major quakes, and soon. Yeats includes the basics on the subduction zone and related features, such as faults (some have been discovered fairly recently beneath heavily populated areas) and tsunamis. He also covers prevention and countermeasures, including preparing your home and designing large structures to take the quake. He includes a long list of resources and websites.
Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780870710247
Author:
Yeats, Robert S
Publisher:
Oregon State University Press
Author:
Yeats, Robert S.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Personal & Practical Guides
Subject:
Northwest, pacific
Subject:
Earthquakes
Subject:
Earthquakes & Volcanoes
Subject:
Earthquakes -- Safety measures.
Subject:
Earthquake hazard analysis.
Subject:
Biology-Reference
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20041031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
390
Dimensions:
8.9 x 5.9 x 0.9 in

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