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Eruption! : volcanoes and the science of saving lives / text by Elizabeth Rusch ; photographs by Tom Uhlman.

Author/creator Rusch, Elizabeth
Other author/creatorUhlman, Tom, photographer.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoBoston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2013.
Description76 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 x 29 cm.
Subject(s)
Series Scientists in the field
Scientists in the field. ^A567919
Contents Sleeping giant -- Never again -- Mount Pinatubo -- To evacuate or not to evacuate? -- Volcano training camp -- How do you watch a volcano you can't see? -- Mount Merapi's next move -- The mystery of the missing ash -- What happened here? -- Living and working in the shadow of a volcano -- Volcanic vocabulary.
Abstract An account of the work of volcanologists Andy Lockhart, John Pallister, and their team describes their life-risking efforts to investigate dangerous volcanoes that pose threats to more than one billion people worldwide.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 75) and index.
Awards noteA Junior Library Guild selection
LCCN 2012034055
ISBN9780547503509 (hbk.)
ISBN0547503504 (hbk.)

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