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An Introduction to Seismological Research : History and Development

Author: Jr Benjamin F Howell; Cambridge University Press.
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The focus of this book is on seismological concepts, how they originated and how they form our modern understanding of the science. Much care has been used to give the earliest sources of ideas and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jr Benjamin F Howell; Cambridge University Press.
ISBN: 9780511529405 0511529406
OCLC Number: 668203302
Description: 1 online resource (204 pages)
Contents: Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Cause of earthquakes; 3. Seismicity and prediction; 4. Instruments; 5. Seismic pulses and the internal structure of the earth; 6. Quantification; 7. Attenuation; 8. Microseisms; 9. Tsunamis; Appendix I; References; Index.
Other Titles: Cambridge books online.
Responsibility: Benjamin F. Howell, Jr.

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