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Full rip 9.0 : the next big earthquake in the Pacific Northwest / Sandi Doughton.

Doughton, Sandi. (Author).

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Summary:

"Scientists have identified Seattle, Portland, and Vancouver as the urban centers of what will be the biggest earthquake, also called a mega-quake, 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."
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Adams Public Library PNW Doughton (Text) 37810000063973 Pacific Northwest Book Branch_Only_3months 11/10/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781570617898 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1570617899 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9781570619427 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 273 pages: illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books, [2013]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-261) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A warning from the past -- Quiet as Kansas -- Written in mud -- Parent quake, orphan tsunami -- A view from the sea -- Seattle's fault -- Seeing the faults for the trees -- The earthquake that wouldn't stay put -- It came from the deep -- Run for your life -- "It's our job" -- Shake, rattle-- Portland, Vancouver, and Seattle -- Nuts, bolts, and chimneys -- Future science, coming quake -- Inevitable, inscrutable.
Summary, etc.:
"Scientists have identified Seattle, Portland, and Vancouver as the urban centers of what will be the biggest earthquake, also called a mega-quake, 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." Provided by publisher.
Subject: Cascadia Subduction Zone
Earthquake prediction > Northwest, Pacific.
Plate tectonics > Northwest, Pacific.
NATURE / Earthquakes & Volcanoes.
NATURE / Ecosystems & Habitats / General.
NATURE / Regional.
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