Disaster Dossiers: Tsunami

Perspectives on tsunami disasters
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Published: July 2014
For Ages: Upper Primary, Lower Secondary
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Author: Ian Graham

Product Category: Geography & Environment / Geo/Env: Environment/Ecology / Geo/Env: EE - Disaster Natural

Series: Disaster Dossiers
Published By: Raintree
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Published: 01-Jul-2014
Format: Hardback, 56 pages
RRP: $32.99
ISBN: 9781406280326
What is it like to witness a tsunami? How is its reporting and history formed from different people's perspectives of the event? This book uses first-hand accounts from eyewitnesses, survivors, the emergency services, scientists and the media to describe what happened before, during and after the tsunami that hit Japan in 2011. We also look at the science: the facts, the timeline and the physical causes and effects of the tsunami. Why was the disaster in Japan unique? How did it compare to other tsunamis? And how long will the clean-up take?

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