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The first global overview of intraplate earthquakes, their mechanical models and investigative geophysical techniques, for academic researchers, professionals and engineers.
Describes earthquake performance of electric power,... Læs mere
With case histories and chapters on principles of acquisition, processing, modelling, and interpretation, this book is invaluable for seismic exploration of... Læs mere
Provides a record of lifeline performance during the two most damaging US earthquakes at the... Læs mere
Not until the late 1990s could scientists fix the date, hour, and magnitude of the Pacific Northwest coast's last megathrust earthquake: 9... Læs mere
Features papers from researchers of different countries in the world, that point out the study of seismoinduced phenomena associated with recent and historical earthquakes and also an article about the April 6, 2009 devastating earthquake of L'Aquila in central Italy.
A new edition of Peter Francis's highly respected text, reflecting new research findings and new eruptions. Preserving the immense clarity and engaging humour of the first edition including a new chapter on hazards and risk mitigation.
Describes 40 of the region's best soaks, including firsthand descriptions of each soaking location, along with detailed maps and directions, best seasons to visit, and intriguing histories and legends.
This book provides an introduction to general seismology, seismic waves, earthquakes and their effects, the structure of the earth and exploration seismology, particularly in... Læs mere
* Multidisciplinary examples throughout the text - catering to students in varied disciplines (geology, mineralogy, petrology, physics, etc.). * Most up to date book on the market - includes recent seismic events such as the 1999 Earthquakes in Turkey, Greece, and Taiwan).
Originally published in German as: Tambora und das Jahr ohne Sommer: wie ein Vulkan die Welt in die Krise steurzte. Based on 3rd German edition (Meunchen: C.H. Beck, 2016).