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Fractals in the Earth Sciences

Edited By: CC Barton and PR La Pointe


Paperback | Dec 1995 | #40922 | ISBN: 0306448653
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Reviews the many applications of fractal geometry used to study earth science patterns and processes.


Fractal Distributions in Geology, Scale Invariance, and Deterministic Chaos (D.L. Turcotte, J. Huang). Some Long Run Properties of Geophysical Records (B.B. Mandelbrot, J.R. Wallis). Some Remarks on the Numerical Estimation of Fractal Dimension (S.A. Pruess). Measuring the Dimension of Selfaffine Fractals: The Example of Rough Surfaces (S.R. Brown). A Review of the Fractal Character of Natural Fault Surfaces with Implications for Friction and the Evolution of Fault Zones (W.L. Power, T.E. Tullis). Fractals and Ocean Floor Topography: A Review and a Model (A. Malinverno). Fractal Transitions on Geological Surfaces (C.H. Scholz). Fractal Scaling of Fracture Networks (C.C. Barton). Fractal Fragmentation in Crustal Shear Zones (C.G. Sammis, S.J. Steacy). Fractal Distribution of Fault Length and Offsets: Implications on Brittle Deformation Evaluation: The Lorraine Coal Basin (T. Villemin et al.). Fractal Dynamics of Earthquakes (P. Bak, K. Chen). Mineral Crystallinity in Igneous Rocks: Fractal Method (A.D. Fowler). Fractal Structure of Electrum Dendrites in Bonanza Epithermal AuAg Deposits (J.A. Saunders, P.A. Schoenly). Appendix. Index.

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