WorldCat Identities

Stauffer, Peter H.

Overview
Works: 31 works in 77 publications in 1 language and 4,857 library holdings
Genres: Anecdotes 
Roles: Editor, Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter H Stauffer
Volcanism in Hawaii( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A volcano rekindled : the renewed eruption of Mount St. Helens, 2004-2006( )

13 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond the Golden Gate : oceanography, geology, biology, and environmental issues in the Gulf of the Farallones( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Progress toward a safer future since the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake by Robert A Page( )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sustainability of natural attenuation of nitrate in agricultural aquifers by Christopher T Green( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Status and trends of the Grand Canyon population of humpback chub by Matthew E Andersen( )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The effects of Glen Canyon Dam operations on early life stages of rainbow trout in the Colorado River by Joshua Korman( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Land-use planning for nearshore ecosystem services : the Puget Sound Ecosystem Portfolio Model by Kristin Byrd( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living with volcanic risk in the Cascades by Daniel Dzurisin( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ShakeAlert, an earthquake early warning system for the United States West Coast by Erin R Burkett( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surviving a tsunami : lessons from Chile, Hawaii, and Japan : eyewitness accounts of the Pacific Ocean tsunami associated with the giant Chilean earthquakes in 1960 and 2010 by Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains true stories that illustrate how to survive—and how not to survive—a tsunami. It is meant for people who live, work, or play along coasts that tsunamis may strike. Such coasts surround most of the Pacific Ocean but also include some coastal areas of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans and Mediterranean seas. Although many people used to call tsunamis "tidal waves," they are not related to tides but are rather a series of waves, or "wave trains," usually caused by changes in the level of the sea floor during earthquakes. Tsunamis have also been caused by the eruption of coastal and island volcanoes, submarine landslides, and oceanic impacts of large meteorites. During the 26 December 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami that killed 227,000, tsunamis reached heights 50.6 meters (166 feet) above sea level in Sumatra, Indonesia. In the 2011 Japan Tsunami that killed 17,000, waves reached 38.9 meters (127.6 feet) above sea level and flooded kilometers inland. The stories in this book were selected from interviews with people who survived a Pacific Ocean tsunami in 1960 as well as the 2010 Chilean earthquake and tsunami. Many of these people contended with the waves near their source, along the coast of Chile. Others faced the tsunami many hours later in Hawaii and Japan. Most of the original interviews in Circular 1218 were done decades later in the 1980s and 1990s. The new accounts included in this publication (p. 7 and 8) were compiled between 2009 and 2010 (p. 3, 5, 6, 7, 12, 13 and 19). Also new to this edition is information regarding earthquake sources that can generate tsunamis in Central America and South America, including the Caribbean (p. 4). The stories provide a mixed bag of lessons about tsunami survival. Some illustrate actions that reliably saved lives—heeding natural warnings, abandoning belongings, and going promptly to high ground and staying there until the tsunami is really over. Others describe taking refuge in buildings or trees or floating on debris—tactics that had mixed results and can be recommended only as desperate actions for people trapped on low ground
Volcanism in Hawaii( )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is a powerful quake likely to strike in the next 30 years?( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lahars of Mount Pinatubo, Philippines by Christopher G Newhall( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can another great volcanic eruption happen in Alaska?( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benefits of volcano monitoring far outweigh costs : the case of Mount Pinatubo by Christopher G Newhall( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cataclysmic 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo, Philippines by Christopher G Newhall( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living with volcanic risk in the Cascades by Daniel Dzurisin( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living with volcanic risk in the Cascades by Daniel Dzurisin( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volcanic ash--danger to aircraft in the North Pacific( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Languages
English (51)