Disaster Dossiers: Tornado

Perspectives on tornado disasters
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Published: July 2014
For Ages: Upper Primary, Lower Secondary
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Author: Ben Hubbard

Product Category: Geography & Environment / Geo/Env: Environment/Ecology / Geo/Env: EE - Disaster Natural

Series: Disaster Dossiers
Published By: Raintree
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Published: 01-Jul-2014
Format: Hardback, 56 pages
RRP: $32.99
ISBN: 9781406280319
What is it like to witness a tornado? How is its reporting and history formed from different people's perspectives of the event? This book uses first-hand accounts from eyewitnesses, survivors, the emergency services, scientists and the media to describe what happened before, during and after the 2013 tornado outbreak in Oklahoma, USA. We also look at the science: the facts, the timeline and the physical causes and effects of the tornado. Why was this outbreak unique? And how long will the clean-up take?

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