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📒Surviving The 2011 Japanese Earthquake And Tsunami ✍ Kira Freed
✏Surviving the 2011 Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami Book Summary : In March 2011, a massive earthquake hit Japan and triggered a powerful tsunami. Claiming more than 15,000 lives, destroying thousands of homes, and wiping out infrastructure, the event was one of the worst natural disasters in Japan’s history. Yet even after damage to the Fukushima power plant resulted in one of the most devastating nuclear accidents—one that continues to affect surrounding areas years after the incident—the Japanese people and government showed resilience. This volume examines the events and the national and environmental impact of this tragedy as well as the steps that have been taken to rebuild lives and homes.
📒Strong In The Rain ✍ Lucy Birmingham
✏Strong in the Rain Book Summary : Trace the events surrounding Japan's 2011 earthquake and the subsequent tsunami flood and nuclear threat that further endangered the region, describing the heroism of survivors who risked their lives to protect others.
📒Tsunami To Survive From Tsunami Second Edition ✍ Takayama Tomotsuka
✏Tsunami To Survive From Tsunami Second Edition Book Summary : The book is organized into two parts: the first part covers (i) the precious lessons obtained from recent actual tsunami disasters including the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami and 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake Disaster, (ii) fundamental knowledge of tsunami for our survival, and (iii) concludes the lessons learnt and listing measures for tsunami disaster mitigation for saving human lives. The second part presents tsunami from academic perspective in two chapters: one describes tsunami occurrence mechanism and near-shore behavior; the other mentions numerical simulation and forecasting of tsunami. Contents: How Can We Escape a Tsunami?: Examples of Tsunami Disasters Tsunami Disaster Knowledge for Tsunami Survival Prevention and Mitigation of Tsunami Disasters Tsunami Behavior and Forecasting: Occurrence and Amplification of Tsunamis Tsunami Simulations and Forecasting Systems Readership: Undergraduates and graduates interested in tsunamis, tsunami mitigation planners, oceanographers and physicists, especially residents in tsunami prone areas. Keywords: Tsunami;Disaster;Mitigation;Hardware;Software;Hazard MapReview: Key Features: The book aims to provide scientific information and knowledge for survival from tsunami to people who live or may possibly live in the areas prone to tsunami, or travelers who may visit such areas All these chapters are described from the viewpoint of saving human lives through lessons learnt and measures for tsunami disaster mitigation Written by world renowned experts on tsunami
📒Surviving Tsunamis ✍ Kevin Cunningham
✏Surviving Tsunamis Book Summary : This series tells the astonishing true stories of real children's experiences of surviving different natural disasters around the world. Each title focuses on a different type of disaster. The stories range from historical to modern day, with curriculum links especially to history, citizenship, geography, and science.
📒The Aftermath Of The 2011 East Japan Earthquake And Tsunami ✍ Shoichiro Takezawa
✏The Aftermath of the 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Book Summary : Based on witness testimony and eighteen months of fieldwork, this work of disaster ethnography examines the effects of East Japan’s 2011 earthquake and tsunami on the fishing town of Otsuchi. It analyzes how local social systems developed to cope with the destruction and redevelopment and how residents behaved and narrated their own experiences.
📒Surviving Earthquakes ✍ Michael Burgan
✏Surviving Earthquakes Book Summary : Surviving Earthquakes will look at children who experienced earthquakes around the world, through history and up to the present day.
📒Surviving A Tsunami ✍ Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
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📒Full Rip 9 0 ✍ Sandi Doughton
✏Full Rip 9 0 Book Summary : Scientists have identified Seattle, Portland, and Vancouver as the urban centers of what will be the biggest earthquake—the Really Big One—in the continental United States. A quake will happen--in fact it's actually overdue. The Cascadia subduction zone is 750 miles long, running along the Pacific coast from Northern California up to southern British Columbia. In this fascinating book, The Seattle Times science reporter Sandi Doughton introduces readers to the scientists who are dedicated to understanding the way the earth moves and describes what patterns can be identified and how prepared (or not) people are. With a 100% chance of a mega-quake hitting the Pacific Northwest, this fascinating book reports on the scientists who are trying to understand when, where, and just how big THE BIG ONE will be. From the Trade Paperback edition.
✏Survival Language A Pattern Language for Surviving Earthquakes Book Summary : Survival Language is a pattern language to provide individual survival techniques to use when a catastrophic earthquake occurs. The basis of this proposal comes from the problem that although countries like Japan have experienced numerous catastrophic earthquakes, preventable tragedies continue to be repeated. Survival Language presents 20 distinct patterns that show tips, methods, and views for surviving earthquake. Survival Language seeks to improve a person's immediate decisions when an earthquake strikes and to encourage them to recall earthquake safety measures even in ordinary moments of daily life. A person's survival often depends on their own strength, knowledge, and skills the time at which the disaster strikes.
📒Tsunami ✍ Richard Hamblyn
✏Tsunami Book Summary : When the earthquake that struck the Solomon Islands in 2013 produced tsunami waves that damaged the country’s infrastructure, it was one in a recent string of reminders of the devastating effects these ferocious waves can have. From the 2011 tsunami in Japan to the giant waves that killed people near the Indian Ocean in 2004, these destructive events can utterly overwhelm an area not just with water but economic, social, and political devastations. But as Richard Hamblyn demonstrates in this cultural, historical, and scientific engagement with these spectacular natural phenomena, tsunamis remain misunderstood—their triggers, from undersea earthquakes to nuclear weapons testing, have only begun to be studied scientifically in the last fifty years. Tsunami explores how these treacherous sea-surges happen, what makes them so powerful, and what can be done to safeguard vulnerable coastlines. Hamblyn details their cultural significance in tsunami-prone places such as Japan, Hawaii, and Chile, while also considering their importance in the more seismically stable West, where their appearances are limited to popular culture and blockbuster films. From the legend of Atlantis to the present day, this book casts new light on these deadly waves.