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Modern global seismology

Author: Thorne Lay; Terry C Wallace
Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, ©1995.
Series: International geophysics series, v. 58.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Intended as an introduction to the field, Modern Global Seismology is a complete, self-contained primer on seismology. It features extensive coverage of all related aspects, from observational data through prediction, emphasizing the fundamental theories and physics governing seismic waves--both natural and anthropogenic. Based on thoroughly class-tested material, the text provides a unique perspective on the earths  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lay, Thorne.
Modern global seismology.
San Diego : Academic Press, ©1995
(DLC) 94033101
(OCoLC)30976555
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thorne Lay; Terry C Wallace
ISBN: 9780080536712 0080536719 1281046981 9781281046987
OCLC Number: 176630610
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 521 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Elasticity and seismic waves --
Body waves and ray theory --
Surface waves and free oscillations --
Seismometry --
Seismogram interpretation --
Determination of earth structure --
Seismic sources --
Earthquake kinematics and dynamics --
Seismic waveform modeling --
Seismotectonics.
Series Title: International geophysics series, v. 58.
Responsibility: Thorne Lay, Terry C. Wallace.
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