Tectonics: Recent Advances
by Evgenii Sharkov (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2012
Number of pages: 330
This book is devoted to different aspects of tectonic researches, especially to modern geodynamic processes. Most of chapters include up-to-date materials of detailed geological-geophysical investigations, which can help more clearly understand the essence of mechanisms of different tectonic processes.
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