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The Resource A guide to the end of the world : everything you never wanted to know, Bill McGuire

A guide to the end of the world : everything you never wanted to know, Bill McGuire

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A guide to the end of the world : everything you never wanted to know
Title
A guide to the end of the world
Title remainder
everything you never wanted to know
Statement of responsibility
Bill McGuire
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Have you ever wondered if global warming really exists, what the consequences might be of a giant sea wave striking coastal cities, or whether an asteroid impact could really consign humankind to the fate of the dinosaurs? Bill McGuire, eminent volcanologist and expert on the ominously title 'high-impact, low frequency mega-geohazards', shows we can take nothing for granted. One thing is certain - one day our familiar world will end. It's just a matter of when and how ..
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1954-
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McGuire, Bill
Dewey number
363.34
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Natural disasters
  • Forecasting
Label
A guide to the end of the world : everything you never wanted to know, Bill McGuire
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: 2002
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography, p. 179
Contents
1. A very short introduction to the earth -- 2. Global warming: a lot of hot air? -- 3. The ice age cometh -- 4. The enemy within: super-eruptions, giant tsunami and the coming great quake -- 5. The threat from space: asteroid and comet impacts
Control code
000024611897
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Paperback ed.
Extent
xix, 191 p.
Isbn
9780192804525
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)59371289
Label
A guide to the end of the world : everything you never wanted to know, Bill McGuire
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: 2002
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography, p. 179
Contents
1. A very short introduction to the earth -- 2. Global warming: a lot of hot air? -- 3. The ice age cometh -- 4. The enemy within: super-eruptions, giant tsunami and the coming great quake -- 5. The threat from space: asteroid and comet impacts
Control code
000024611897
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Paperback ed.
Extent
xix, 191 p.
Isbn
9780192804525
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)59371289

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