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Earthquake Seismology: Treatise on Geophysics

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Series: Treatise on Geophysics Volume: 4

Edited By: Hiroo Kanamori

720 pages, col figs, tabs


Paperback | Aug 2009 | #189538 | ISBN-13: 9780444534637
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This book presents the most recent findings on the physics of earthquakes. It includes chapters on seismicity studies from pre-historic periods to the most modern studies on a global scale, deep earthquakes, nucleation, stress transfer, triggering, hydrological processes, and recently discovered slow slips at plate boundaries. It also covers closely related fields including tsunami, volcanic seismology and physics, interaction between solid earth, atmosphere and ionosphere. Discussions on strong-motion seismology and its social implications are also reviewed.


Gregory C. Beroza
Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
Hiroo Kanamori
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA

Seismic Source Theory
Ra l Madariaga
cole Normal Sup rieure, Paris, France

Fracture and Frictional Mechanics
Yuri Fialko
University of California, San Diego, USA

Dynamic Shear Rupture in Frictional Interfaces
Speeds, Directionality and Modes
Ares J. Rosakis, George Lykotrafitis and Hiroo Kanamori California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA
Kaiwen Xia
University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Friction of Rock at Earthquake Slip Rates
Terry E. Tullis
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Applications of Rate-and-State-Dependent Friction to Models of Fault Slip and Earthquake Occurrence
James H. Dieterich
University of California, Riverside, USA

Slip Inversion
Satoshi Ide
University of Tokyo, Japan

Fault Interaction, Earthquake Stress Changes and the Evolution of Seismicity
Geoffrey King
Institute de Physique du Globe, Paris, France

Dynamic Triggering
David Hill
United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, USA
Stephanie Prejean
United States Geological Survey, Anchorage, USA

Deep Earthquakes
Heidi Houston
University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Volcanology 101 for Seismologists
Christopher Newhall
United States Geological Survey, USA

Volcano Seismology
Hitoshi Kawakatsu
University of Tokyo, Japan

Earthquake Hydrology
Michael Manga
University of California, Berkeley, USA

Interaction of Solid Earth, Atmosphere and Ionosphere
Toshiro Tanimoto
University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Juliette Artru-Lambin
Centre National d'etudes Spatiales, Toulouse, France

Episodic Aseismic Slip at Plate Boundaries
Susan Schwartz
University of California, Santa Cruz, USA

Global Seismicity
Results from Systematic Waveform Analyses, 1976-2005
G ran Ekstr m
Columbia University, Palisades, New York, USA

Kenji Satake
Geological Survey of Japan, Tsukuba, Japan

Physical Processes that Control Strong Ground Motion
John Anderson
University of Nevada, Reno, USA

Lisa Grant
University of California, Irvine, USA

Amos M. Nur
Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA

Earthquake Hazard Mitigation
New Directions and Opportunities
Richard Allen
University of California, Berkeley, USA

The Role of Fault Zone Drilling
Mark Zoback
Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
William Ellsworth and Stephen Hickman
United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, USA

Complexity and Earthquakes
Donald Turcotte, Robert Shchebakov and John Rundle
University of California, Davis, USA

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