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The Resource Cascadia's fault : the coming earthquake and tsunami that could devastate North America, Jerry Thompson ; [introduction by Simon Winchester]

Cascadia's fault : the coming earthquake and tsunami that could devastate North America, Jerry Thompson ; [introduction by Simon Winchester]

Label
Cascadia's fault : the coming earthquake and tsunami that could devastate North America
Title
Cascadia's fault
Title remainder
the coming earthquake and tsunami that could devastate North America
Statement of responsibility
Jerry Thompson ; [introduction by Simon Winchester]
Title variation
Cascadias Fault
Title variation remainder
the earthquake and tsunami that could devastate North America
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explains that a major earthquake and resulting tsunamis are likely to occur off the Pacific Northwest coast any time within the next two hundred years, arguing that the effects of the disaster will be far worse than the damage from the 2004 Sumatran quake and tsunamis
Summary
Explains that a major earthquake and resulting tsunamis are likely to occur off the Pacific Northwest coast any time within the next two hundred years, arguing that the effects of the disaster will be far worse than the damage from the 2004 Sumatran quake and tsunamis
Award
Science in Society Book Award (Canadian Science Writers' Association), for Adult Nonfiction, 2011.
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391203
Cataloging source
CGP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thompson, Jerry
Dewey number
551.2209164/32
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE535.2.N6
LC item number
T46 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Winchester, Simon
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cascadia Subduction Zone
  • Earthquakes
  • Tsunamis
  • Earthquake prediction
  • Tsunamis
  • Natural disasters
  • Natural disasters
  • Natural disasters
  • Earthquake prediction
  • Earthquakes
  • Natural disasters
  • Tsunamis
  • Tsunamis
  • North America
  • North America
  • Pacific Area
  • Pacific Northwest
  • Natural disasters
  • Natural disasters
  • Natural disasters
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the earthquake and tsunami that could devastate North America
Label
Cascadia's fault : the coming earthquake and tsunami that could devastate North America, Jerry Thompson ; [introduction by Simon Winchester]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-329) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mexico City : preview of coming events -- Lessons from the rubble : a front-page story -- The Alaska megathrust : Cascadia's northern cousin -- Against the wind of convention : Plafker, Benioff, and Press -- Cauldron and crust : the rehabilitation of continental drift -- Nuke on a fault : early clues in Humboldt Bay -- Proving the doubters wrong : the Chile connection -- Mount St. Helens : Cascadia's smoking gun? -- Mud cores and lasers : the search for evidence -- The whoops factor : Cascadia's true nature revealed -- Quake hunters : finding Cascadia's ghost forest -- Cedars, peat, and turbidites : a tipping point at Monmouth -- Cascadia's segmented past : apocalypse or decades of terror? -- Digital water : catching waves in a computer -- Defining the zone : hot rocks and high water -- Cracks, missing rings, and native voices : closing in on a killer quake -- The orphan tsunami : final proof of Cascadia's last rupture -- Episodic tremor and slip : tracking Cascadia with GPS -- Turbidite timeline : Cascadia's long and violent history -- When's this going to happen? : the problems with prediction -- Facing reality : Cascadia equals Sumatra -- The next wave : thinking the unthinkable -- Watching it happen, wishing it wouldn't -- Cascadia's fault : day of reckoning -- Survival and resilience, a state of mind
Control code
ocn856425084
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 337 pages
Isbn
9781582436432
Lccn
2011010749
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 40019295640
  • 3605337
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)856425084
Label
Cascadia's fault : the coming earthquake and tsunami that could devastate North America, Jerry Thompson ; [introduction by Simon Winchester]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-329) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mexico City : preview of coming events -- Lessons from the rubble : a front-page story -- The Alaska megathrust : Cascadia's northern cousin -- Against the wind of convention : Plafker, Benioff, and Press -- Cauldron and crust : the rehabilitation of continental drift -- Nuke on a fault : early clues in Humboldt Bay -- Proving the doubters wrong : the Chile connection -- Mount St. Helens : Cascadia's smoking gun? -- Mud cores and lasers : the search for evidence -- The whoops factor : Cascadia's true nature revealed -- Quake hunters : finding Cascadia's ghost forest -- Cedars, peat, and turbidites : a tipping point at Monmouth -- Cascadia's segmented past : apocalypse or decades of terror? -- Digital water : catching waves in a computer -- Defining the zone : hot rocks and high water -- Cracks, missing rings, and native voices : closing in on a killer quake -- The orphan tsunami : final proof of Cascadia's last rupture -- Episodic tremor and slip : tracking Cascadia with GPS -- Turbidite timeline : Cascadia's long and violent history -- When's this going to happen? : the problems with prediction -- Facing reality : Cascadia equals Sumatra -- The next wave : thinking the unthinkable -- Watching it happen, wishing it wouldn't -- Cascadia's fault : day of reckoning -- Survival and resilience, a state of mind
Control code
ocn856425084
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 337 pages
Isbn
9781582436432
Lccn
2011010749
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 40019295640
  • 3605337
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)856425084

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