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Author Polydoros, Lori, 1968- author.

Title Quake chasers : 15 women rocking earthquake science / Lori Polydoros.

Publication Info. Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2022]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction    551.2209 POL    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction.
Description ix, 214 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Women of power
Women of power (Chicago, Ill.)
Summary "Quake Chasers: 15 women rocking earthquake science explores the lives of 15 diverse, contemporary female scientists with a variety of specialties related to earthquake science. With tenacity, intellect, and innovation, these women have crushed obstacles in society, in the lab, and out in the field. Their accomplishments leave aftershocks as they work toward revealing answers to the many riddles that lie behind earthquakes, saving lives by teaching us how to prepare for these terrifying disasters." -- Adapted from page [4] cover.
Contents Part I: SOS: the secrets of seismic hazards -- Annemarie Baltay Sundstrom: the power of predicting -- Wendy Bohon: this is what a scientist looks like -- Peggy Hellweg: the explainer -- Debbie Weiser: saving the world through science -- Clara Yoon: an algorithm of success -- Part II: In the field: on land, at sea, and in volcanoes -- Lori Dengler: waves of information -- Susan Hough: in between the shaking -- Marianne Karplus: pictures within the Earth -- Edith Carolina Rojas: volcano child -- Valerie Sahakian: on land and sea -- Part III: Getting out the word: seismic outreach and communication -- Beth Bartel: at home on volcanoes -- Donyelle Davis: put your fear aside -- Kate Gonzalez Long: telling the story of science -- Sara McBride: humor and heart in emergency response -- Jenny Nakai: the justice of science -- Afterword: find your passion.
Subject Sundstrom, Annemarie Baltay -- Juvenile literature.
Bohon, Wendy -- Juvenile literature.
Hellweg, Peggy -- Juvenile literature.
Weiser, Debbie -- Juvenile literature.
Yoon, Clara -- Juvenile literature.
Dengler, Lorinda Ann -- Juvenile literature.
Hough, Susan Elizabeth, 1961- -- Juvenile literature.
Karplus, Marianne -- Juvenile literature.
Rojas, Edith Carolina -- Juvenile literature.
Sahakian, Valerie -- Juvenile literature.
Bartel, Beth -- Juvenile literature.
Davis, Donyelle -- Juvenile literature.
Long, Kate Gonzalez -- Juvenile literature.
McBride, S. K. (Sara K.) -- Juvenile literature.
Nakai, Jenny -- Juvenile literature.
Earthquakes -- Juvenile literature.
Seismologists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women geologists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Storm chasers -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Author Teper Sadie, illustrator.
Added Title Quake chasers : fifteen women rocking earthquake science
ISBN 9781641606462 (hardcover)
1641606460 (hardcover)

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