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Advances in Earthquake Prediction: Seismic Research and Risk Mitigation

By: Ragnar Stefansson

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Jan 2008 | #168861 | ISBN-13: 9783540475699
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About this book

The special natural conditions in Iceland as well as high level technology, was the basis for multidisciplinary and multinational cooperation for studying crustal, processes, especially processes ahead of large earthquakes. This work lead to new innovative results and real time warnings which are described in other books. The results obtained in Iceland are significance for earthquake prediction research worldwide.


Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Iceland as a natural laboratory for earthquake prediction research; 3. The June 2003 earthquakes; 4. Emerging, new understanding on the release of earthquakes and the earthquake cycle; 5. Warnings ahead of earthquakes to governments and the public; 6. Application to other regions vulnerable to seismic hazards.

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