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Advances in geophysics. Volume 53 [electronic resource] / series editor, Renata Dmowska.

Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/AP, 2012.
Series:
Advances in geophysics ; v.53.
Advances in geophysics ; v.53
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (180 p.)
Subjects:
Tsunamis.
Natural disasters.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The critically acclaimed serialized review journal for over 50 years, Advances in Geophysics is a highly respected publication in the field of geophysics. Since 1952, each volume has been eagerly awaited, frequently consulted, and praised by researchers and reviewers alike. Now in its 52nd volume, it contains much material still relevant today--truly an essential publication for researchers in all fields of geophysics.Key features: * Contributions from leading authorities * Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field
Contents:
Front Cover; Advances in Geophysics; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Chapter One - Inferring Ocean Storm Characteristics from Ambient Seismic Noise: A Historical Perspective; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. HISTORICAL OVERVIEW: 1870 TO -1950; 3. MICROSEISM GENERATION; 4. POST-1950 OBSERVATIONS AND LINGERING QUESTIONS; 5. FACTORS CONTROLLING MICROSEISM CHARACTERISTICS; 6. CONCLUSIONS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; Chapter Two - Phenomenology of Tsunamis II: Scaling, Event Statistics, and Inter-Event Triggering; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. SCALING; 3. EVENT STATISTICS; 4. INTER-EVENT TRIGGERING; 5. DISCUSSION
6. SUMMARYACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; REFERENCES; Chapter Three - Seismic Hazard Scenarios as Preventive Tools for a Disaster Resilient Society; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. NEO-DETERMINISTIC SEISMIC ZONING AT THE REGIONAL SCALE; 3. TIME-DEPENDENT GROUND SHAKING SCENARIOS; 4. NEO-DETERMINISTIC SEISMIC ZONING AT THE LOCAL SCALE; 5. SEISMIC WAVE MODELING IN 3D ANELASTIC MEDIA; 6. CONCLUSIONS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; INDEX
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Dmowska, Renata.
ISBN:
1-282-13421-3
9786613806796
0-12-380939-8
OCLC:
806206042
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