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Seismology and plate tectonics

Author: David Gubbins
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Transferred to digital printingView 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Gubbins
ISBN: 0521379954 9780521379953
OCLC Number: 758217510
Description: VII, 339 p
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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