What Protects Us During Natural Disasters?

What Protects Us During Natural Disasters?

eBook - 2016
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If you pay attention to the news, you've probably seen some scary headlines: an entire town destroyed by a tornado, floodwaters up to house roofs, and more. But the truth is, these kinds of natural disasters are rare. Plus engineers have designed buildings and other structures to keep us as safe as possible during these events. Impact glass, base isolation, and floodwalls are just a few of the improvements that help people weather natural disasters safely. Learn more about how engineering and smart design keep us safe during natural disasters.
Publisher: [United States] : Lerner Publishing Group : Made available through hoopla, 2016
ISBN: 9781467786492
1467786497
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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