Logo

Earthquakes by Louis Pakiser, Kaye M. Shedlock

Large book cover: Earthquakes

Earthquakes
by

Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
ISBN/ASIN: B0019RKZZS
Number of pages: 24

Description:
Today we are challenging the assumption that earthquakes must present an uncontrollable and unpredictable hazard to life and property. Scientists have begun to estimate the locations and likelihoods of future damaging earthquakes. Sites of greatest hazard are being identified, and definite progress is being made in designing structures that will withstand the effects of earthquakes.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: Volcanoes of the United StatesVolcanoes of the United States
by - US. Government Printing Office
The U.S. ranks third, behind Indonesia and Japan, in the number of historically active volcanoes. A few volcanoes have produced some of the largest and most dangerous types of eruptions in this century, while several others have threatened to erupt.
(4511 views)
Book cover: Creation of the Teton LandscapeCreation of the Teton Landscape
by - Grand Teton Natural History Association
This booklet discusses how geologic phenomena are responsible for the magnificent scenery of the Teton region. It is a colorfully illustrated look at the park's geologic makeup, includes colorful back-cover fold-out geologic map of the park.
(5211 views)
Book cover: Volcanology and Geothermal EnergyVolcanology and Geothermal Energy
by - University of California Press
Practical guide for geologists and drilling engineers. It describes the potential geothermal reservoirs associated with volcanic regions and offers examples of how geological field data give evidence of the location and size of a geothermal resource.
(16319 views)
Book cover: Minerals and RocksMinerals and Rocks
by - BookBoon
After a brief introduction to the Rock Cycle, this text presents the properties of minerals and introduces crystallography. The most important rock-forming minerals are then dealt with in a systematic way, followed by the three main rock groups.
(14271 views)