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The Resource Floods

Floods

Label
Floods
Title
Floods
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A discussion of a major type of natural disaster, including descriptions of some of the most destructive; explanations of these phenomena, what causes them, and where they occur; and information about how to prepare for and survive these forces of nature. Features include an activity, glossary, list of resources, and index"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
ON8
Dewey number
363.34/93
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GB1339 .F589 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
World Book, Inc
Series statement
World Book's library of natural disasters
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Floods
  • Natural disasters
  • Floods
  • Floods
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Floods
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 47) 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
What is a flood? -- The science of water -- What causes floods? -- The Mumbai monsoon of 2005 -- Flood patterns -- The Mississippi-Missouri flood of 1993 -- Flash floods -- The Boscastle flash flood of 2004 -- Tides and storm surges -- The Galveston Island disaster of 1900 -- Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans, 2005 -- Philippines storms and flooding of 2009 -- Tsunami flooding -- Dam floods -- The Johnstown flood of 1889 -- Changing the environment -- Flood control -- Tennessee Valley flood control -- Flood prediction and rescue -- The Tangiwai disaster of 1953 -- The Australian floods of 2010 and 2011 -- Louisiana flood of 2016
Control code
on1045059327
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
55 pages
Isbn
9780716699323
Lccn
2017054257
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1045059327
Label
Floods
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 47) 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
What is a flood? -- The science of water -- What causes floods? -- The Mumbai monsoon of 2005 -- Flood patterns -- The Mississippi-Missouri flood of 1993 -- Flash floods -- The Boscastle flash flood of 2004 -- Tides and storm surges -- The Galveston Island disaster of 1900 -- Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans, 2005 -- Philippines storms and flooding of 2009 -- Tsunami flooding -- Dam floods -- The Johnstown flood of 1889 -- Changing the environment -- Flood control -- Tennessee Valley flood control -- Flood prediction and rescue -- The Tangiwai disaster of 1953 -- The Australian floods of 2010 and 2011 -- Louisiana flood of 2016
Control code
on1045059327
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
55 pages
Isbn
9780716699323
Lccn
2017054257
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1045059327

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