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Earthquake science and seismic risk reduction

Author: Francesco Mulargia; Robert J Geller
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©2003.
Series: NATO science series., Series IV,, Earth and environmental sciences ;, v. 32.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This question is "Can you predict earthquakes?" The primary motivation for the question "Can you predict earthquakes?" No other natural phenomenon has the tremendous destructive power of a large  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francesco Mulargia; Robert J Geller
ISBN: 1402017774 9781402017773 1402017782 9781402017780
OCLC Number: 53369251
Description: xviii, 338 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4/34 in.).
Contents: Modeling earthquakes --
The classical view of earthquakes --
The physics of complex systems: applications to earthquake --
The physics of complex systems: applications to earthquake --
Time-independent hazard --
Time-dependent hazard estimates and forecasts, and their uncertainties --
Gathering new data --
Seismic risk mitigation --
Earthquake prediction and public policy.
Series Title: NATO science series., Series IV,, Earth and environmental sciences ;, v. 32.
Responsibility: edited by Francesco Mulargia and Robert J. Geller.
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