The Resource Droughts

Droughts

Label
Droughts
Title
Droughts
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A discussion of a major type of natural disaster, including descriptions of some of the most destructive; explanations of these phenomena, what causes them, and where they occur; and information about how to prepare for and survive these forces of nature. Features include an activity, glossary, list of resources, and index"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.34/929
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QC929.25
LC item number
.D76 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
World Book, Inc
Series statement
World Book's library of natural disasters
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Droughts
  • Natural disasters
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Droughts
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index
Contents
What is a drought? -- The impacts of drought -- In town and country -- Droughts of the past -- Heat waves -- Europe 1975?1976 -- Wind and dust -- Dust Bowl -- Measuring drought -- Seasons and cycles -- On the Great Plains -- Wildfires -- Deforestation -- Along the Amazon -- Desertification -- In the Sahel -- Famine -- Crisis in Africa -- Planning ahead -- Living with drought
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
47 p.
Isbn
9780716698036
Lccn
2007008817
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps
System control number
14753516
Label
Droughts
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index
Contents
What is a drought? -- The impacts of drought -- In town and country -- Droughts of the past -- Heat waves -- Europe 1975?1976 -- Wind and dust -- Dust Bowl -- Measuring drought -- Seasons and cycles -- On the Great Plains -- Wildfires -- Deforestation -- Along the Amazon -- Desertification -- In the Sahel -- Famine -- Crisis in Africa -- Planning ahead -- Living with drought
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
47 p.
Isbn
9780716698036
Lccn
2007008817
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps
System control number
14753516

Library Locations

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