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Seismology and plate tectonics

Author: David Gubbins
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Repr. (with corr.)View all editions and formats
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This textbook forms the basis for an introductory course in seismology for physicists, mathematicians and geologists. It is unique in giving an introduction to seismological theory and the principles  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Gubbins
ISBN: 0521379954 9780521379953 0521371414 9780521371414
OCLC Number: 26407400
Description: vii, 339 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Mechanisms of elastic media; 3. Elastic waves in simple media; 4. Earth structure and earthquake location; 5. Free oscillations; 6. The seismic source; 7. Plate tectonic theory; Appendix; Bibliography; References; Index.
Responsibility: David Gubbins.

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