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Engineering solutions for hurricanes / Jeri Freedman.

Freedman, Jeri, (author.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Series Information

Preparing for disaster
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston J 363.34 FRE (Text) 38209000964018 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781725347854 (library bound)
  • ISBN: 9781725347847 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: pages cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Rosen Publishing, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Mighty storms -- Hurricane watch -- Making buildings safer -- Surviving the storm.
Summary, etc.:
"Hurricanes are increasing in frequency and intensity, bringing massive destruction in their wake. This resource provides readers with insight into the nature of hurricanes and the solutions engineers are using to prepare for hurricanes and protect people and property when they occur. It explains the technological tools such as NASA satellites, computer modeling, and aircraft and field missions that scientists and engineers are using to predict when and where hurricanes will occur. It also describes how engineers are creating improved building codes and innovative structures and redesigning cities to withstand hurricanes' violence and save lives when disaster strikes."-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Grades 5 to 8.
Subject: Hurricanes > Juvenile literature.
Hurricane protection > Juvenile literature.
Hazard mitigation > Juvenile literature.
Emergency management > Juvenile literature.

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