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Shaken and Stirred By Scott Rothrock
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On March 11, 2011, the Great Sendai Earthquake struck Japan. As an American in Japan, Scott Rothrock was in an area unravaged by the worst effects of the earthquakes and tsunami. In Shaken and... More > Stirred, he writes a poignant story about that one day and how it affected him, his friends, and his city. You will not read about death and destruction, but about an ordinary American's thoughts as he watches one of the modern era's greatest natural disasters unfold.< Less
Semi-Mesozoic Pizza with Primordial Anchovies By Ed Augusts
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This volume contains TWO BOOKS: "Semi-Mesozoic Pizza with Primordial Anchovies" , rampant humor and sick poetry from Pliny the Elder to Geraldo Rivera about earthquakes, volcanos and... More > tsunamis, which appeared on the Internet from 1999 to 2001, as well as: "Seismological Moments, Tales of the Great West Coast Disaster", based on a 20-part series on the USENET in 2003, the mystic author's attempt to discharge fears and forebodings about huge earthquakes, asteroid impacts, and tsunamis, by injecting some WELL-NEEDED HUMOR into the subject of the San Andreas Fault, Seismologists, Californians, and other good targets for his humor.< Less
The Temblor of Diablo By James W. Cotton
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Geologist and science journalist Arie Petrovich travels to his home town of Walnut Creek, California to write an article about new seismic monitoring equipment being installed along active faults in... More > the San Francisco Bay Area. A devastating earthquake strikes his hometown during his visit, leaving hundreds dead, including the two seismologists who were subjects of his interview. Although local law enforcement feels that the two are just more earthquake casualties, he notices inconsistencies, and he takes it upon himself to aid in a deeper investigation. He soon finds himself calling upon his science background, his professional connections, and his knowledge of the area to not only participate in the detective work, but to track down the conspirators of a huge cover up.< Less
Neighbors By William Cory
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The entire nation is threatened when dreaded earthquakes and rare storms attack both coasts of North America. In the heart of the country, in a quiet neighborhood in Colorado, people would die but... More > for the efforts of one man. And through it all, though their lives are in danger, the neighbors work together, trying to salvage what they can from the results of the storms, the evils of criminal attacks, and a justice system that might destroy a war hero’s family.< Less
San Francisco During the Eventful Days of April 1906 By James B. Stetson
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James Stetson was a partner in Holbrook, Merrill & Stetson, a leading wholesale house for stoves and metals. His ongoing interests in mechanics and manufacturing kept him closely involved with... More > San Francisco's distinctive cable car industry. His personal recollections of the earthquake and the days after are a real unique look at a major disaster. He doesn't tie up loose ends or tell a complete story. What he did was tell us what he saw, what he did, and what he heard< Less
Earth-Shock By Nicolas Morton
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Deep in the Australian Outback a series of earthquakes occurs. The geologists sent to investigate disappear completely, leaving no clue to their fate. In Japan a terrorist group releases nerve gas... More > into the subway in a horrific act of violence that sparks a widespread call for political change. ASIS agent Matt Sharp quickly establishes a link between the two events. The common denominator is a Japanese cult ruled by the maniacal Takashi, a charismatic leader with the power to control the minds of his subjects and bend them to his every whim. Takashi is testing a machine based on the technology of a long-dead scientist. More destructive than anything created by man, the Tesla machine grants Takashi an almost unlimited power he’s all too willing to demonstrate. Aided by the headstrong Alison Purnell, Matt must unite the Japanese CIA and the Yakuza in a race to stop Takashi. It’s a race that can be won, but not even Matt can foresee the chilling finale, or the price he will have to pay for success.< Less
How to Survive Any Natural Calamity By Zahid Ameer
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Learn How To Survive Any Natural Calamity! Are you prepared in the event of a catastrophe? Will you be ready? This is common knowledge-that disaster is everywhere. It's in the streets, it's inside... More > your campuses, and it can even be found inside your home. The question is not whether we are safe (because no one is really THAT secure anymore) but whether we can do something to lessen the odds of ever becoming a victim. Below are some of the tips that you will learn upon reading this ebook: + Tips On Earthquake Emergency Preparation + Emergency Preparedness For A Hurricane + Prepare For A Flood The Best Way You Could + Prepare For The Worst Hurricane In The Best Way Possible + Vital Steps In Preparation For An Industrial Emergency + The Emergency Preparedness Assessment + Safety Emergency Preparation Tips When There Is A Tornado + Tsunami: What To Do And How To Survive + Emergency Preparation Tips For Typhoons + Tsunami Emergency Preparation + And so much more...< Less
New Zealand: Long White Cloud By Stephen Platt
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Because of its remoteness, New Zealand was one of the last places to be settled by humans who arrived only 7-800 years ago from Polynesia and founded what today is a strong and highly influential... More > Maori culture. We went to study recovery after the 2012 earthquake and stayed with Scharlie’s cousin John and his wife Mollie in Christchurch. We interviewed key people involved in planning the reconstruction and also surveyed the damage in the centre and the badly affected suburbs, After we went off trekking, first on the Bealey Spur near Arthur’s Pass north west of Christchurch and then along the Abel Tasman trail on the north coast of South Island. It was stunningly beautiful and we had it almost to ourselves. Finally, we crossed the Cook Strait to Wellington to meet people in GNS Science and visit a small piece of original bush preserved in the heart of the city.< Less
New Zealand: Long White Cloud By Stephen Platt & Scharlie Platt
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Because of its remoteness, New Zealand was one of the last places to be settled by humans who arrived only 7-800 years ago from Polynesia and founded what today is a strong and highly influential... More > Maori culture. We went to study recovery after the 2012 earthquake and stayed with Scharlie’s cousin John and his wife Mollie in Christchurch. We interviewed key people involved in planning the reconstruction and also surveyed the damage in the centre and the badly affected suburbs, After we went off trekking, first on the Bealey Spur near Arthur’s Pass north west of Christchurch and then along the Abel Tasman trail on the north coast of South Island. It was stunningly beautiful and we had it almost to ourselves. Finally, we crossed the Cook Strait to Wellington to meet people in GNS Science and visit a small piece of original bush preserved in the heart of the city.< Less
One Thousand Paper Cranes By John Smither
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This is the story of the journey I made from Scotland to China. To teaching Chinese students in a very alien to me environment, a mix of excitement and struggle as I both worked and travelled in this... More > very foreign land.< Less

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