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Pandas' Earthquake Escape, by Phyllis J. Perry.
When an earthquake devastating their panda sanctuary, LiLing and her cub Tengfei are forced to flee. This educational children's picture book teaches kids about both earthquakes and pandas, and it provides educational activities for further study.

Rappelling at North Bend State Park - A Unique Way of Viewing the Rocks of Ritchie County, WV, by Rochelle Caviness.
A quick overview of the types of surface rocks found in Ritchie County, WV, and how taking a rappelling course at North Bend State Park can provide you with a unique vantage point from which to look at these rocks.

Roadside Geology of Ohio, by Mark J. Camp.
Featuring twenty-five self-guided driving tours that crisscross the state. The Roadside Geology of Ohio provides travelers with a detailed overview of Ohio's geology and key points of geologic interest found throughout the state. It includes detailed maps of both the routes and the geology you will be traveling through.

Shale Gas and Fracking: The Science Behind the Controversy, by Michael Stephenson.
The very word 'fracking' engenders strong emotions in most people who hear the word. But what really is fracking? Is it as bad as some people say, or does it have any good qualities? In Shale Gas and Fracking, Professor Michael Stephenson provides an unbiased and highly readable overview of the history and science behind fracking, and the potential long-term implications of shale gas production.

Subduction Dynamics: From Mantle Flow to Mega Disasters, edited by Gabriele Morra, David A. Yuen, Scott D. King, Sang-Mook Lee, and Seth Stein.
This monograph focuses on subduction dynamics and the role they play in earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes. It is geared to those working in the fields of geophysics and related disciplines. This book will also be of interest to advanced geology students and serious self-learners.

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