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Atlas of Natural and Induced Fractures in Core

by John C. Lorenz & Scott P. Cooper

<p><strong>An invaluable reference that helps geologists recognize and differentiate the many types of natural fractures, induced fractures and artefacts found in cores</strong></p> <p>*Atlas of Natural and Induced Fractures in Core *offers a ...

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Earthquake Prediction

Dawn of the New Seismology

by David Nabhan

<p>Each year the world faces thousands of earthquakes of magnitude 5.0 or greater, resulting in devastating property destruction and tragic loss of life. To help avert these catastrophes, scientists have long searched for ways to predict when ...

ISBN: 9781510720985

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Earthquake!

by Anne Rooney

Written in British English, Earthquake! describes how and where earthquakes happen. ...

ISBN: 9781625133748

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Geology of Utah's Mountains, Peaks, and Plateaus

by Parry, William T.

Utah's landscape is among the most spectacular in the world. It is a region of prominent peaks, sweeping valleys, dramatic canyons, and plateaus rimmed by sheer cliffs. Unique among western states, Utah's landscape includes the Colorado Plateau,

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Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

by Myron G. Best

<p>Igneous and metamorphic petrology has over the last twenty years expanded rapidly into a broad, multifaceted and increasingly quantitative science. Advances in geochemistry, geochronology, and geophysics, as well as the appearance of new ...

ISBN: 9781118685389

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Igneous Rocks and Processes

A Practical Guide

by Robin Gill

<p>This book is for geoscience students taking introductory or intermediate-level courses in igneous petrology, to help develop key skills (and confidence) in identifying igneous minerals, interpreting and allocating appropriate names to unknown

ISBN: 9781444362435

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Magma to Microbe

Modeling Hydrothermal Processes at Oceanic Spreading Centers

by Robert P. Lowell, Jeffrey S. Seewald, Anna Metaxas & others

<p>Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 178.</p> <p>Hydrothermal systems at oceanic spreading centers reflect the complex interactions among transport, cooling and crystallization of ...

ISBN: 9781118671894

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Playing against Nature

Integrating Science and Economics to Mitigate Natural Hazards in an Uncertain World

by Seth Stein & Jerome Stein

<p>Defending society against natural hazards is a high-stakes game of chance against nature, involving tough decisions. How should a developing nation allocate its budget between building schools for towns without ones or making existing schools

ISBN: 9781118620809

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Predicting the Unpredictable: The Tumultuous Science of Earthquake Prediction

by Hough, Susan Elizabeth

<p>An earthquake can strike without warning and wreak horrific destruction and death, whether it&#8217;s the catastrophic 2010 quake that took a devastating toll on the island nation of Haiti or a future great earthquake on the San Andreas Fault

ISBN: 9781400883547

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Selected Papers From Volumes 33 and 34 of Vychislitel'naya Seysmologiya

by Alik Ismail-Zade

<p>Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Computational Seismology and Geodynamics Series, Volume 8.</p> <p>The American Geophysical Union (AGU) and the Editorial Board of Computational Seismology and Geodynamics (CSG) are ...

ISBN: 9781118671726

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Silencing the Bomb

One Scientist's Quest to Halt Nuclear Testing

by Lynn R. Sykes

<p>In December 2016, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists moved their iconic “Doomsday Clock” thirty seconds forward to two and a half minutes to midnight, the latest it has been set since 1952, the year of the first United States hydrogen bomb ...

ISBN: 9780231544191

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The Last Volcano: A Man, a Romance, and the Quest to Understand Nature's Most Magnificent Fury

by John Dvorak

<p><strong>Ranging from Yellowstone in Wyoming to Mount Pelee in the Caribbean, from Bogoslof and Pavlov in Alaska, to Sakurajima in Japan, and, finally, to the massive volcanoes of Kilauea and Mauna Loa in Hawaii—<em>The Last Volcano</em> ...

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The Stromboli Volcano

An Integrated Study of the 2002 - 2003 Eruption

by Sonia Calvari, Salvatore Inguaggiato, Giuseppe Puglisi & others

<p>Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 182.</p> <p>This book presents a study of the &quot;eruptive crisis&quot; that took place at the Stromboli volcano from December 2002 to July ...

ISBN: 9781118671474

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Timescales of Magmatic Processes

From Core to Atmosphere

by Anthony Dosseto, Simon P. Turner & James A. Van-Orman

<p>Quantifying the timescales of current geological processes is critical for constraining the physical mechanisms operating on the Earth today. Since the Earth’s origin 4.55 billion years ago magmatic processes have continued to shape the ...

ISBN: 9781444348262

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Tsunamis in the European-Mediterranean Region: From Historical Record to Risk Mitigation

by Papadopoulos, Gerassimos

<i> <p>Tsunamis in the European-Mediterranean Region: From Historical Record to Risk Mitigation</i> provides readers with a much needed, reliable, and up-to-date history of the region, including descriptions and parameters of the main events ...

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United States Earthquake Early Warning System: How Theory and Analysis Can Save America Before the Big One Happens - Advocating Implementation of the ShakeAlert Warning System on the Seismic Network

by Progressive Management

<p>This important report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.</p> <p>The United States is extremely vulnerable to catastrophic earthquakes. More than 143 million Americans may be threatened by ...

ISBN: 9780463929223

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Volcanism and Subduction

The Kamchatka Region

by Jonathan Lees, John Eichelberger, Evgenii Gordeev & others

<p>Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 172</p> <p>.The Kamchatka Peninsula and contiguous North Pacific Rim is among the most active regions in the world. Kamchatka itself contains 29 ...

ISBN: 9781118672006

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Volcano

Nature and Culture

by James Hamilton

<p>For years, tourists have trekked across cracked rock at Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano to witness the awe-inspiring sight of creeping lava and its devastating effects on the landscape. In 2010, Eyjafjallajökull erupted in Iceland, stranding ...

ISBN: 9781861899552

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Volcano!

by Anita Ganeri

Written in British English, Volcano! describes how and why volcanic eruptions occur. ...

ISBN: 9781625133793

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