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- Springer 2007; US$ 279.00
Aims to answer the need for a multidisciplinary approach in the field of earthquake risk assessment and management. This book provides an overview of earthquake emergency plans, and an assessment of the problems and pitfalls of the methods. The accompanying CD-ROM contains full-color versions of figures, which are printed in the book. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 49.00
This book provides a detailed account of quantum theory with a much greater emphasis on the Heisenberg equations of motion and the matrix method. No other texts have come close to discuss quantum theory in terms of depth of coverage. The book features a deeper treatment of the fundamental concepts such as the rules of constructing quantum mechanical... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 229.00
Seismic waves - generated both by natural earthquakes and by man-made sources - have produced an enormous amount of information about the Earth's interior. In classical seismology, the Earth is modeled as a sequence of uniform horizontal layers (or spherical shells) having different elastic properties and one determines these properties from travel... more...
Regional Geology and Tectonics: Phanerozoic Passive Margins, Cratonic Basins and Global Tectonic MapsElsevier Science 2012; US$ 209.95
Expert petroleum geologists David Roberts and Albert Bally bring you Regional Geology and Tectonics: Phanerozoic Passive Margins, Cratonic Basins and Global Tectonic Maps , volume three in a three-volume series covering Phanerozoic regional geology and tectonics. Its key focus is on both volcanic and non-volcanic passive margins, and the importance... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 106.00
How nonlinear dynamics and statistical mechanics can be applied to geophysical fluid dynamics. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 239.00
A collection of papers, which addresses the question "What is the Magnetospheric Cusp?" and its role in the coupling of the solar wind to the magnetosphere as well as its role in the processes of particle transport and energization within the magnetosphere. This book is useful to scientists as well as to those working in research organizations. more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 129.00
High-pressure mineral physics is a field that is strongly driven by the development of new technology. Fifty years ago, when experimentally achievable pressures were limited to just 25 GPa, little was know about the mineralogy of the Earth's lower mantle. Silicate perovskite, the likely dominant mineral of the deep Earth, was identified only when the... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 225.00
Significant progress in our understanding of the Earth's structure and functioning is dependent on new and original observations. However, these observations cannot be interpreted in a quantitative way without tools to model them, and developing adequate modelling methods is also a prerequisite for progress. Seismological raw data in the 21st century... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 79.99
This text offers an introduction to several topics in theoretical geophysical fluid dynamics, including the theory of large-scale ocean circulation, geostrophic turbulence, and Hamiltonian fluid dynamics. Each chapter is self-contained and can therefore be studied in isolation. more...