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Earthshaking science : what we know (and don't know) about earthquakes  Cover Image Book Book

Earthshaking science : what we know (and don't know) about earthquakes

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  • ISBN: 9780691118192 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0691118191 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xvi, 238 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
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  • Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2004.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-230) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1. The plate tectonics revolution -- 2. Sizing up earthquakes -- 3. Earthquake interactions -- 4. Ground motions -- 5. The Holy Grail of earthquake prediction -- 6. Mapping seismic hazard -- 7. A journey back in time -- 8. Bringing the science home.
Summary, etc.: Although some questions remain unanswered, a great deal has been learned on issues of critical importance such as earthquake prediction, seismic hazard assessment and ground motion prediction. This book tackles these issues.
Subject: Earthquakes

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  • 2 / 2 copies available at PINES

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Middle Georgia Regional Library:
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      Covington Branch Library
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