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Reduction and predictability of natural disasters : proceedings of the workshop "Reduction and Predictability of Natural Disasters" held January 5-9, 1994 in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Author: John Rundle; Donald Lawson Turcotte; William Klein
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1996.
Series: Proceedings volume in the Santa Fe Institute studies in the sciences of complexity, v. 25.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reduction and predictability of natural disasters.
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1996
(OCoLC)604604591
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Rundle; Donald Lawson Turcotte; William Klein
ISBN: 0201870487 9780201870480 0201870495 9780201870497
OCLC Number: 33947547
Description: xv, 304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface / J.B. Rundle, B. Klein and D.L. Turcotte --
Scaling Laws for Natural Disaster Fatalities / S.P. Nishenko and C.C. Barton --
Global Fatalities from Earthquakes in the Past 2000 Years: Prognosis for the Next 30 / R. Bilham --
Diffusion-Limited Aggregation as a Paradigm for Modeling Dynamical Processes / L.M. Sander --
A Dynamical Systems Approach to Flood-Frequency Forecasting / D.L. Turcotte and K. Haselton --
Multiplicative Cascades and Spatial Variability in Rainfall, River Networks, and Floods / V.K. Gupta and E. Waymire --
Inference for a Channel Network Model and Implications for Flood Scaling / B.M. Troutman --
Thickness Statistics of Sedimentary Layers Generated by Gravity-Driven Flows / D.H. Rothman and J.P. Grotzinger --
Thoughts on Modeling and Prediction of Earthquakes / S.G. Eubank --
Complexity and Earthquake Forecasting / C.G. Sammis, D. Sornette and H. Saleur --
On the Scaling of Average Slip with Rupture Dimensions of Earthquakes / S. Gross.
Series Title: Proceedings volume in the Santa Fe Institute studies in the sciences of complexity, v. 25.
Responsibility: editors, John B. Rundle, Donald L. Turcotte, William Klein.
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