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International handbook of earthquake and engineering seismology

Author: William Hung Kan Lee; International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior. Committee on Education.; International Association for Earthquake Engineering.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, 2002-
Series: International geophysics series, v. 81A.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains historical and scientific information about earth motion, a global earthquake database, and a database of seismicity. This work summarizes well-established facts, reviews relevant theories,  Read more...

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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Hung Kan Lee; International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior. Committee on Education.; International Association for Earthquake Engineering.
ISBN: 0124406521 9780124406520 012440653X 9780124406537
OCLC Number: 148148362
Notes: "A project of the Committee on Education, International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior, in collaboration with International Association for Earthquake Engineering."
"The Handbook consists of two printed volumes (Part A and Part B) and three CDs containing supplementary materials."--Vol. 1, pref.
Description: volumes : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
Details: System requirements for computer disk (IBM): IBM-PC or compatible; Intel(5) Pentium(5) processor-based; Microsoft(2); Windows 95 OSR 2.0, Windows 98 SE, Windows Millennium, Windows NT(2) 4.0 with Service Pack 5, Windows 2000, or Windows XP; 64 MB of RAM; Adobe(3) Acrobat(3) Reader 5.0 or higher (Acrobat Reader 5.0.5 for Windows and Macintosh are provided on this CD-ROM in the Acrobat directory or folder. The PDFs can be read with Acrobat 4 but without the and re-wrap feature or accessibility to assistive technology such as screen readers for sight-disabled people.); CD-ROM drive.; System requirements for computer disk (MAC): PowerPC(1) processor; Mac OS software version 8.6, 9.0.4, 9.1, 9.2, or OS X (Some features of Acrobat 5.0.5 may not be available for OS 8.6 and OS X due to OS limitations); 64 MB of RAM; Adobe(3) Acrobat(3) Reader 5.0 or higher (Acrobat Reader 5.0.5 for Windows and Macintosh are provided on this CD-ROM in the Acrobat directory or folder. The PDFs can be read with Acrobat 4 but without the and re-wrap feature or accessibility to assistive technology such as screen readers for sight-disabled people.); CD-ROM drive.; System requirements for computer disk (UNIX): Almost any UNIX(6) system-based or Linux(7) workstation can read these files; Adobe(3) Acrobat(3) Reader 5.0 or higher (Acrobat Reader 5.0.5 for Windows and Macintosh are provided on this CD-ROM in the Acrobat directory or folder. The PDFs can be read with Acrobat 4 but without the and re-wrap feature or accessibility to assistive technology such as screen readers for sight-disabled people.); CD-ROM drive.
Contents: PART A PART I. History and Prefatory Essays01. History of Seismology (D. C. Agnew) 02. Historical View of Earthquake Engineering (G. W. Housner) 03. The Jesuit Contribution to Seismology (A. Udias and W. Stauder) 04. International Seismology (R. D. Adams) 05. Synthesis of Earthquake Science Information and Its Public Transfer: a history of the Southern California Earthquake Center (K. Aki) 06. Continental Drift, Sea-floor Spreading, and Plate/Plume Tectonics (S. Uyeda) 07. Earthquake Mechanisms and Plate Tectonics (S. Stein and E. Klosko) PART II. Theoretical Seismology08. Theoretical Seismology: An introduction (A. Udias). 09. Seismic Ray Theory and Finite Frequency Extensions (C. H. Chapman) 10. Normal Modes of the Earth and Planets (P. Lognonne and E. Clevede) 11. Inversion of Surface Waves: A review (B. Romanowicz) 12. Earthquake Dynamics (R. Madariaga and K. B. Olsen) 13. Scattering and Attenuation of Seismic Waves in the Lithosphere (H. Sato, M. Fehler, and R. S. Wu) 14. Earthquakes as a Complex System (D. L. Turcotte and B. D. Malamud) 15. Physics of Earthquakes (R. Teisseyre and E. Majewski) 16. Probabilistic Approach to Inverse Problems (K. Mosegaard and A. Tarantola) PART III. Observational Seismology17. Seismic Monitoring: a personal overview (W. H. K. Lee) 18. Seismometry (E. Wielandt) 19. Seismic Noise on Land and on the Seafloor (S. C. Webb) 20. U. S. Contribution to Digital Global Seismograph Networks (C. R. Hutt, H. F. Bolton, and L. G. Holcomb) 21. The Structure and Interpretation of Seismograms (O. Kulhanek) 22. Analysis of Digital Earthquake Signals (F. Scherbaum) 23. Seismometer Arrays -- Their use in earthquake and test ban seismology (A. Douglas) 24. Seismological Methods of Monitoring Compliance with the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty (P. G. Richards) 25. Volcano Seismology and Monitoring for Eruptions (S. R. McNutt) 26. Three-Dimensional Crustal P-Wave Imaging of Mauna Loa and Kilauea Volcanoes, Hawaii (H. M. Benz, P. Okubo, and A. Villasenor) 27. Marine Seismology (K. Suyehiro and K. Mochizuki) 28. Tsunami (K. Satake) PART IV. Earthquake Geology and Mechanics29. Geology of the Crustal Earthquake Source (R. H. Sibson) 30. Paleoseismology (L. B. Grant) 31. Using Earthquakes for Continental Tectonic Geology (J. Jackson) 32. Rock Failure and Earthquakes (D. A. Lockner and N. M. Beeler) 33. State of Stress within the Earth (L. J. Ruff) 34. State of Stress in the Earth's Lithosphere (M. D. Zoback and M. L. Zoback) 35. Strength and Energetics of Active Fault Zones (J. N. Brune and W. Thatcher) 36. Implications of Crustal Strain during Conventional, Slow and Silent Earthquakes (M. J. S. Johnston and A. T. Linde) 37. Estimating Earthquake Source Parameters from Geodetic Measurements (K. L. Feigl) 38. Electromagnetic Fields Generated by Earthquakes (M. J. S. Johnston) 39. Earthquake-Related Hydrological and Geochemical Changes (C. Y. King and G. Igarashi) 40. Case Histories of Induced and Triggered Seismicity (A. McGarr, D. Simpson, and L. Seeber) PART V. Seismicity of the Earth41. Global Seismicity: 1900-1999 (E. R. Engdahl and A. Villasenor) 42. A List of Deadly Earthquakes in the World (1500-2000) (T. Utsu) 43. Statistical Features of Seismicity (T. Utsu) 44. Relationships between Earthquake Magnitude Scales (T. Utsu) 45. Historical Seismicity and Tectonics (N. N. Ambraseys, J. A. Jackson, and C. P. Melville) 46. Earthquakes and Archaeology (A. Nur) 47. Historical Seismology: The long memory of the inhibited world (E. Guidoboni) 48. Earthquake History: some examples* 48.1 Introduction (W. H. K. Lee) * 48.2 California Earthquakes of M =5.5: Their history and the areas damaged (T. Toppozada and D. Branum) * 48.3 The Historical Earthquakes of India (S. P. Satyabala) * 48.4 Historical Earthquakes in Japan (T. Usami) * 48.5 Historical Earthquakes of the British Isles (R. M. W. Musson) 49. Macroseismology (R. M. W. Musson and I. Cecic) 50. USGS Moment Tensor Catalog of Earthquakes (S. A. Sipkin) PART VI. Earth's Structure51. The Earth's Interior (T. Lay) 52. Probing the Earth's Interior with Seismic Tomography (A. Curtis and R. Snieder) 53. Seismic Anisotropy (M. Cara) 54. Seismic Structure of the Continental Lithosphere from Controlled Source Data (W. D. Mooney, C. Prodehl, and N. I. Pavlenkova) 55. Seismic Structure of the Oceanic Crust and Passive Continental Margins (T. A. Minshull) 56. The Earth's Core (X. Song)
Series Title: International geophysics series, v. 81A.
Other Titles: International handbook of earthquake & engineering seismology
Responsibility: edited by William H.K. Lee [and others].

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