Discover the extraordinary power of nature in this comprehensive visual encyclopedia with full-color illustrations.Full of fascinating facts and dramatic photography from around the world, and based on the latest research, this is a definitive guide to natural disasters. You'll discover their causes, explore how they unfold, and see for yourself the incredible and inspirational ways in which scientists and rescue workers work together to protect the public. Accessible, entertaining, and authoritative, this comprehensive visual encyclopedia is the perfect introduction to this dramatic and important area of geography. Ideal for readers aged 8+. ABOUT THE SERIES Arcturus Children's Reference Library uses stunning photography, fabulous facts and useful diagrams to introduce a variety of subjects - from the animal kingdom to space. Great to dip into, these reference guides are a staple for any child's bookshelf.