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Natural hazards

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Rosa María Mateos

Affiliation: Instituto Geológico y Minero de España

Biography: Rosa María Mateos es doctora en Geología y trabaja como científica titular en la Unidad de Granada del Instituto Geológico y Minero de España.


Rosa María Mateos

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Publication year: 2013

Language: Spanish

Collection: Planet Earth


To phenomena like the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004, the earthquakes in Haiti in 2010 and Japan in 2011 or submarine eruption in El Hierro, many may wonder if the earth has gone crazy ... The reader will find the answer in this book, then, in a simple and entertaining, will take you to understand the most important manifestations of the dynamics of our planet: earthquakes, volcanoes and large ground movements. How and why they happen, what effect do and how they have influenced our history and culture. A journey through the places where these processes determine the landscape and life, accompanied by numerous examples and anecdotes.

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Physical Description : 101 p.

ISBN: 978-84-7840-854-2

Publication: Madrid : Geological Survey of Spain, 2013

Reference IGME: 5404/5

Other data of interest: Price: 14 €. It can be purchased at the store of IGME in 34, Cristóbal Bordiú Street (Madrid - Spain) or by mail by sending an email to publicaciones@igme.es

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This book was added to our online catalog on Thursday 21 February, 2013.