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Earthquakes : science and society

Author: David S Brumbaugh
Publisher: New York : Prentice Hall, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: 0 Gesamtdarstellung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David S Brumbaugh
ISBN: 9780321612281 0321612280
OCLC Number: 268789080
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 264 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Earthquake Basics --
Ch. 1. Earthquakes: Myths, Legends, and Logic --
Ch. 2. Measuring Earthquakes --
Ch. 3. Faults and Earthquakes --
pt. 2. Earthquake Data Analysis and Its Contributions to Science --
Ch. 4. Earthquake Size and Location --
Ch. 5. Earthquake Process --
Ch. 6. Plate Tectonics --
Ch. 7. Journey to the Center of Earth --
Ch. 8. Earthquakes and Tsunami --
Ch. 9. Earthquake Triggering --
pt. 3. Earthquakes, Earthquake Geography, and Safety --
Ch. 10. Great Historic Earthquakes --
Ch. 11. Earthquakes in the United States --
Ch. 12. Earthquake Prediction --
Ch. 13. What to Do Before, During, and After an Earthquake --
Ch. 14. Building for Earthquake Safety --
App. A. Government Emergency Services and Geoscience Organizations --
App. B. Computer-Based Earthquake Information --
App. C. Suggested Readings.
Responsibility: David S. Brumbaugh.

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