At present there are texts on volcanoes, and texts on earthquakes, but none that combine the two subjects.
Volcanoes and earthquakes together constitute the most violent manifestations of the planet s dynamic processes.
They have a huge impact on human society, but are also the main phenomena that tell us how plate tectonics actually works.
They are therefore a perfect way of introducing students to science in general and geology in particular.
This book comes with a student s CD-ROM and a companion website with Internet resources and links.