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Volcanic Eruptions and Great Earthquakes
Volcanic Eruptions and Great Earthquakes

Volcanic Eruptions and Great Earthquakes$49.50 AUD

Volcanic Eruptions & Great Earthquakes
by John Grover

In Brief :

296 pages. 210 mm x 295 mm. Hard cover. 
Describes how forecasting eruptions became scientifically feasible because related tectonic shocks do not occur chaotically, but in an orderly way. Details eyewitness accounts, seismic precursors and analyses of eruptions and earthquakes during the past four decades. Contains numerous maps, photographs, diagrams, tables, formulae to illustrate the techniques. Includes correlation of deep tectonic earthquakes with shallow quakes and volcanic eruptions in Japan, USSR, NZ, the Pacific, Philippines, Sicily, Aegean, Hawaii, and other island-arc regions.
ISBN 1 875401 70 9

Overview:

John Charles Grover OBE is a Master of Science in Geology and Geophysics (Syd), and a Bachelor of Engineering in Mining and Metallurgy (Syd).

He has:-
•served as a junior officer with the AIF in the Middle East, Papua and New Guinea, in WW2
•worked as a miner underground at Cobar and Broken Hill
•directed Geological Surveys exploring the SW Pacific Islands between 1950 and 1968
•directed Seismological Observatory HNR HONIARA from 1960 to 1967
•managed a Mining Company Group in Australia
•served as United Nations Project Manager with 11 Experts exploring Ethiopia for two years during a civil war in the mid seventies and with Peko Walsend Ltd as Co-ordinator Special Projects

The book:
•Describes how forecasting eruptions became scientifically feasible because related tectonic shocks do not occur chaotically, but in an orderly way.
•Details eyewitness accounts, seismic precursors and analyses of eruptions and earthquakes during the past four decades.
•Contains numerous maps, photographs, diagrams, tables, formulae to illustrate the techniques.
•Includes correlation of deep tectonic earthquakes with shallow quakes and volcanic eruptions in Japan, USSR, NZ, the Pacific, Philippines, Sicily, Aegean, Hawaii, and other island-arc regions.
John Grover records the results of a lifetime in close encounter study of the power of nature in reshaping planet earth. Sadly he passed away a few years ago.





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