The Earth in Turmoil, the acclaimed account of what we now know about volcanoes and earthquakes, is now available in paperback. Exploring natural hazards in the U.S. region by region, it combines lively accounts of past disasters with expert predictions for the future, including a final chapter on how people can mitigate the damaging effects of earthquakes and volcanoes through individual and collective action. A captivating blend of human interest and authoritative science, The Earth in Turmoil is a thrillride into the heart of the most powerful forces nature can unleash. 61 illustrations, 23 color plates.
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