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Title International handbook of earthquake and engineering seismology: part A / edited by William H.K. Lee [and others]
Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, 2002-2003
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Descript 1 online resource (2 volumes (xx, 1945 pages)) : illustrations (some color)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
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Series International geophysics series ; v. 81
International geophysics series ; v. 81
Note Modern scientific investigations of earthquakes began in the 1880s, and the International Association of Seismology was organized in 1901 to promote collaboration of scientists and engineers in studying earthquakes. The International Handbook of Earthquake and Engineering Seismology, under the auspices of the International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior (IASPEI), was prepared by leading experts under a distinguished international advisory board and team of editors. The content is organized into 56 chapters and includes over 430 figures, 24 of which are in color. This reference is accompanied by a CD-ROM containing historical and scientific information about earth motion, a global earthquake database, and an extensive database of seismicity. This large-format, comprehensive reference summarizes well-established facts, reviews relevant theories, surveys useful methods and techniques, and documents and archives basic seismic data. It will be the authoritative reference for scientists and engineers and a quick and handy reference for seismologists. Also available is The International Handbook of Earthquake and Engineering Seismology, Part B. Two CD-ROMs containing additional material packaged with the text
PART A PART I. History and Prefatory Essays -- 01. History of Seismology (D.C. Agnew) -- 02. Historical View of Earthquake Engineering (G.W. Housner) -- 03. The Jesuit Contribution to Seismology (A. Udias and W. Stauder) -- 04. International Seismology (R.D. Adams) -- 05. Synthesis of Earthquake Science Information and Its Public Transfer: a history of the Southern California Earthquake Center (K. Aki) -- 06. Continental Drift, Sea-floor Spreading, and Plate/Plume Tectonics (S. Uyeda) -- 07. Earthquake Mechanisms and Plate Tectonics (S. Stein and E. Klosko) -- PART II. Theoretical Seismology -- 08. Theoretical Seismology: An introduction (A. Udias). -- 09. Seismic Ray Theory and Finite Frequency Extensions (C.H. Chapman) -- 10. Normal Modes of the Earth and Planets (P. Lognonne and E. Clevede) -- 11. Inversion of Surface Waves: A review (B. Romanowicz) -- 12. Earthquake Dynamics (R. Madariaga and K.B. Olsen) -- 13. Scattering and Attenuation of Seismic Waves in the Lithosphere (H. Sato, M. Fehler, and R.S. Wu) -- 14. Earthquakes as a Complex System (D.L. Turcotte and B.D. Malamud) -- 15. Physics of Earthquakes (R. Teisseyre and E. Majewski) -- 16. Probabilistic Approach to Inverse Problems (K. Mosegaard and A. Tarantola) -- PART III. Observational Seismology -- 17. Seismic Monitoring: a personal overview (W.H.K. Lee) -- 18. Seismometry (E. Wielandt) -- 19. Seismic Noise on Land and on the Seafloor (S.C. Webb) -- 20. U.S. Contribution to Digital Global Seismograph Networks (C.R. Hutt, H.F. Bolton, and L.G. Holcomb) -- 21. The Structure and Interpretation of Seismograms (O. Kulhanek) -- 22. Analysis of Digital Earthquake Signals (F. Scherbaum) -- 23. Seismometer Arrays -- Their use in earthquake and test ban seismology (A. Douglas) -- 24. Seismological Methods of Monitoring Compliance with the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty (P.G. Richards) -- 25. Volcano Seismology and Monitoring for Eruptions (S.R. McNutt) -- 26. Three-Dimensional Crustal P-Wave Imaging of Mauna Loa and Kilauea Volcanoes, Hawaii (H.M. Benz, P. Okubo, and A. Villasenor) -- 27. Marine Seismology (K. Suyehiro and K. Mochizuki) -- 28. Tsunami (K. Satake) -- PART IV. Earthquake Geology and Mechanics -- 29. Geology of the Crustal Earthquake Source (R.H. Sibson) -- 30. Paleoseismology (L.B. Grant) -- 31. Using Earthquakes for Continental Tectonic Geology (J. Jackson) -- 32. Rock Failure and Earthquakes (D.A. Lockner and N.M. Beeler) -- 33. State of Stress within the Earth (L.J. Ruff) -- 34. State of Stress in the Earth's Lithosphere (M.D. Zoback and M.L. Zoback) -- 35. Strength and Energetics of Active Fault Zones (J.N. Brune and W. Thatcher) -- 36. Implications of Crustal Strain during Conventional, Slow and Silent Earthquakes (M.J.S. Johnston and A.T. Linde) -- 37. Estimating Earthquake Source Parameters from Geodetic Measurements (K.L. Feigl) -- 38. Electromagnetic Fields Generated by Earthquakes (M.J.S. Johnston) -- 39. Earthquake-Related Hydrological and Geochemical Changes (C.Y. King and G. Igarashi) -- 40. Case Histories of Induced and Triggered Seismicity (A. McGarr, D. Simpson, and L. Seeber) -- PART V. Seismicity of the Earth -- 41. Global Seismicity: 1900-1999 (E.R. Engdahl and A. Villasenor) -- 42. A List of Deadly Earthquakes in the World (1500-2000) (T. Utsu) -- 43. Statistical Features of Seismicity (T. Utsu) -- 44. Relationships between Earthquake Magnitude Scales (T. Utsu) -- 45. Historical Seismicity and Tectonics (N.N. Ambraseys, J.A. Jackson, and C.P. Melville) -- 46. Earthquakes and Archaeology (A. Nur) -- 47. Historical Seismology: The long memory of the inhibited world (E. Guidoboni) -- 48. Earthquake History: some examples -- * 48.1 Introduction (W.H.K. Lee) -- * 48.2 California Earthquakes of M =5.5: Their history and the areas damaged (T. Toppozada and D. Branum) -- * 48.3 The Historical Earthquakes of India (S.P. Satyabala) -- * 48.4 Historical Earthquakes in Japan (T. Usami) -- * 48.5 Historical Earthquakes of the British Isles (R.M.W. Musson) -- 49. Macroseismology (R.M.W. Musson and I. Cecic) -- 50. USGS Moment Tensor Catalog of Earthquakes (S.A. Sipkin) -- PART VI. Earth's Structure -- 51. The Earth's Interior (T. Lay) -- 52. Probing the Earth's Interior with Seismic Tomography (A. Curtis and R. Snieder) -- 53. Seismic Anisotropy (M. Cara) -- 54. Seismic Structure of the Continental Lithosphere from Controlled Source Data (W.D. Mooney, C. Prodehl, and N.I. Pavlenkova) -- 55. Seismic Structure of the Oceanic Crust and Passive Continental Margins (T.A. Minshull) -- 56. The Earth's Core (X. Song)
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Link Print version: International handbook of earthquake and engineering seismology. Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, 2002-2003 0124406521 9780124406520 (DLC) 2002103787 (OCoLC)51272640
Subject Seismology
Earthquake engineering
G⥮ie parasismique
Earthquake engineering. fast (OCoLC)fst00900825
Seismology. fast (OCoLC)fst01111306
Electronic books
Alt Author Lee, William Hung Kan, 1940-
International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior. Committee on Education
International Association for Earthquake Engineering
Alt Title Earthquake & engineering seismology
Earthquake and engineering seismology
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