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Perils of a Restless Planet

Scientific Perspectives on Natural Disasters

by Jr, Ernest Zebrowski

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental impact of natural disasters & phenomena,
  • Social impact of disasters,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Earth Sciences - General,
  • Natural disasters,
  • Science / Earth Sciences

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7750365M
    ISBN 100521654882
    ISBN 109780521654883

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of Technology) examination of natural disasters, ancient and modern, provides a unique look at the intersection of. [a] perceptive and readable book [the author] has achieved a seamless combination of useful and unusual examples, placed in a scientific framework that makes sense of the apparent chaos in Perils of a Restless Planet he presents a polished summary of the basic science necessary to understand the Earth's catastrophic upheavals this book would /5(17).

[a] perceptive and readable book [the author] has achieved a seamless combination of useful and unusual examples, placed in a scientific framework that makes sense of the apparent chaos in Perils of a Restless Planet he presents a polished summary of the basic science necessary to understand the Earth's catastrophic upheavals this book would Author: Ernest Zebrowski.

In Perils of a Restless Planet, Ernest Zebrowski, Jr has given us a book filled with food for though concerning our vulnerability to natural hazards. It is a technical book in parts, but written at a level understandable to anyone of moderate intelligence.

A wide-ranging, gratifyingly lively investigation into the more violent ravings of Mother Nature from Zebrowski (College of Technology/Penn. State Univ.). All of the great natural catastrophes are visited here- -earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, epidemics, hurricanes, tornadoes, and firestorms—from Thera to Kobe, with stops at Lisbon, Messina, Galveston, San Francisco.

Ernest Zebrowski, Jr. is both a teacher and a story-teller in "Perils of a Restless Planet." I picked the book up to review it and found myself reading it from cover to cover all over again.

Stylistically, the author will begin with the story of, say, the San Francisco earthquake ()/5. Perils of a Restless Planet: Scientific Perspectives on Natural Disasters: Ernest Zebrowski Jr: Books - (2).

Perils of a Restless Planet: Scientific Perspectives on Natural Disasters by Zebrowski, Ernest, Jr. Cambridge University Press, Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.

Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. His prior books, which have been translated into six languages, include CATEGORY 5: THE STORY OF CAMILLE, THE LAST DAYS OF ST. PIERRE, PERILS OF A RESTLESS PLANET, and four books on applied physics and mathematics.

A native of Beaver County, Pennsylvania, Zebrowski currently lives on St. George Island, Florida/5(3).Perils of a Restless Planet examines our current and past attempts to understand and anticipate these phenomena and their impact.

Drawing upon case studies, the author suggests how we may someday learn to warn and protect the planet's vulnerable populations.Ernest Zebrowski, Perils of a Restless Planet: Scientific Perspectives on Natural DisastersCambridge University Press, Cambridge ( pages) £, hardback ISBN 0 - Volume 6 Issue 3 - Jacques HeymanAuthor: Jacques Heyman.