Washington State Magazine

Tag: Geology

3 review(s) found with this tag.

In the Path of Destruction: Eyewitness Chronicles of Mount St. Helens
Summer 2015
Like the eruption of Mount St. Helens on May 18, 1980, the personal stories of campers, loggers, airline pilots, Forest Service workers, and geologists came pouring out before, during, and after the cataclysm. One of those geologists, Richard W...
Categories: Earth sciences, History
Tags: Mount St. Helens, Volcanoes, Geology

The World’s Beaches: A Global Guide to the Science of the Shoreline
Spring 2012
It may appear to be a scholarly approach to beaches, but once you wade in to this book, you will find an entertaining and informative read. With a light touch, Pilkey and his co-authors manage to describe some heavy concepts like erosion, tsunamis,...
Categories: Earth sciences
Tags: Geology, Ocean, Beach

The Restless Northwest
Summer 2002
In The Restless Northwest, former Seattle Times science writer Hill Williams provides a fascinating overview of the geological processes that shaped the Northwest. An attraction of the region is its varied terrain, from the volcanic Cascade m...
Categories: Earth sciences
Tags: Geology, Volcanoes