Earthquakes and Tsunamis
by Emilio Lorca, Margot Recabarren
Number of pages: 119
Earthquakes are as inescapable as the weather. Every year there are a couple of million earthquakes strong enough to be felt. One of consequences of major impact to people is generated by those big magnitude earthquakes with hypocenter located at the sea.
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by Bradley Deline, Randa Harris, Karen Tefend - University of North Georgia
This book is a comprehensive lab manual for the core curriculum Introductory Geosciences classes. Topics include basic laws in Geology, the Earth's interior and plate tectonics, water and climate change, igneous rocks and volcanoes, and earthquakes.
This book has a single purpose: to explain how it is even possible to reconstruct the history of the Earth from data available in the present. The emphasis is methodological: rather than explaining what is known, we shall look at how it is known.
by Roselle M. Girard - The University of Texas at Austin
This booklet has been designed to serve as a brief, simple, nontechnical guide that will be of help to school children, amateur collectors, and others who are just beginning to develop an interest in the rocks and minerals of Texas.
by Jon F. Claerbout - Blackwell Science Inc
Prospecting for oil begins with seismic soundings. The echoes are processed into images that reveal the earth's geological history. This book describes the image-making process, it uses the wave equation directly in the image-making process.