Edition: 5th 2006 (Revised)
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Description: The ultimate introduction to seismology, written by distinguished scholar and Professor Bruce Bolt, of the University of California, Berkeley, this newly updated edition will provide the best foundation in the field for your introductory students.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $87.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: W. H. Freeman & Company
Publication date: 8/5/2005
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|Preface to the Fifth Edition|
|What We Feel in an Earthquake|
|Where Earthquakes Occur|
|Faults in the Earth|
|The Causes of Earthquakes|
|Exploring Inside the Earth|
|Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics|
|The Size of an Earthquake|
|Volcanoes, Tsunamis, and Earthquakes|
|Events That Precede an Earthquake|
|Dangers from Earthquakes|
|Reducing Earthquake Risk|
|Annex "The Damndest, Finest Ruins": 1906 Earthquake- Its Measure Through the Years|
|World Earthquakes and Seismicity Rates|
|Important Earthquakes of the United States and Canada|
|Abridged Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale|
|Geologic Time Scale|
|How to Determine Fault Planes from First Motions|
|Sample Calculations of Magnitudes, Moment, and Energy of an Earthquake|
|The Elements of Wave Motion|
|Propagation of Elastic Waves|
|An Earthquake Quiz|
|Answers to Quiz|
|World Wide Web Resources|