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Fractals and chaos in geology and geophysics

Author: Donald Lawson Turcotte
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1993, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Lawson Turcotte
ISBN: 0521412706 9780521412704 0521447674 9780521447676
OCLC Number: 29194206
Description: x, 221 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Scale invariance --
Definition of a fractal set --
Fragmentation --
Seismicity and tectonics --
Ore grade and tonnage --
Fractal clustering --
Self-affine fractals --
Geomorphology --
Dynamical systems --
Logistic map --
Slider-block models --
Lorenz equations --
Is mantle convection chaotic? --
Rikitake dynamo --
Renormalization group method --
Self-organized criticality --
Where do we stand?
Responsibility: Donald L. Turcotte.

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