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- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 83.95
This book is a collection of lectures given in July 2007 at the Les Houches Summer School on "Dynamos". ? Provides a pedagogical introduction to topics in Dynamos ? Addresses each topic from the basis to the most recent developments ? Covers the lectures by internationally-renowned and leading experts more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 239.00
The 1755 earthquake and tsunami were influential not only in Portugal but in all European and North African countries where the devastating effects were felt. The entire world was deeply impressed and the discussion of its causes generated a large amount of scientific and metaphysical speculation. It inspired philosophers, poets and writers. The socio-economic... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 225.00
Seismic waves generated by earthquakes have been interpreted to provide us information about the Earth?s structure across a variety of scales. For short periods of less than 1 second, the envelope of seismograms changes significantly with increased travel distance and coda waves are excited by scattering due to randomly distributed heterogeneities... more...
- Elsevier Science 1989; US$ 145.00
Please use extracts from reviews of first edition Key Features * Updated and thoroughly revised edition * additional material on geophysical/acoustic tomography * Detailed discussion of application of inverse theory to tectonic, gravitational and geomagnetic studies more...
- Elsevier Science 1981; US$ 97.95
This book is addressed to those who wish to understand the relationship between atmospheric phenomena and the nature of matter as expressed in the principles of physics. The interesting atmospheric phenomena are more than applications of gravitation, of thermodynamics, of hydrodynamics, or of electrodynamics; and mastery of the results of controlled... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 95.95
Although interesting in its own right, due to the ever-increasing use of satellites for communication and navigation, weather in the ionosphere is of great concern. Every such system uses trans-ionospheric propagation of radio waves, waves which must traverse the commonly turbulent ionosphere. Understanding this turbulence and predicting it are one... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 95.95
Paleoseismology has become an important component of seismic risk analysis, which is mandated for nuclear power plants, dams, waste repositories, and other critical structures. This book is the first in the English language to be devoted solely to paleoseismology. It summarizes the development of the field from the 1960s to the present, encompassing... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 179.00
The Earth's plasmasphere, discovered at the beginning of the space age, has remained largely unexplored territory. Now, with the innovative observational techniques employed by ESA's CLUSTER and NASA's IMAGE spacecraft, new light is being shed on this key region of the magnetosphere. This book reviews the state of the art in plasmaspheric... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 265.00
Magnetism is one of the most pervasive features of the Universe, with planets, stars and entire galaxies all having associated magnetic fields. All of these fields are generated by the motion of electrically conducting fluids, the so-called dynamo effect. The precise details of what drives the motion, and indeed what the fluid consists of, differ... more...