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Earthquakes and Water

Series: Lecture Notes in Earth System Sciences Volume: 114

By: Chi-Yuen Wang and Michael Manga

261 pages, 100 b/w illus

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Oct 2009 | #182852 | ISBN-13: 9783642008092
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About this book

The broad spectrum of hydrologic responses to earthquakes offers a better understanding of the earth's hydrologic system at a scale which is otherwise unachievable; it has also allowed field testing of several long-standing hypotheses which may impact on our understanding of some earthquake-induced hazards.

This book is based on a graduate course on Earthquake Hydrology at Berkeley jointly offered by the authors in the past few years. It begins with an introduction of the basic materials to form a basis for understanding the chapters which follow. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the field to interested readers and beginning researchers, and a convenient reference to numerous publications currently scattered in various journals.


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