Tsunamiites Features and Implications

Tsunamiites   Features and Implications
Author: Tsunemasa Shiki,Yoshinobu Tsuji,K. Minoura,T. Yamazaki
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2011-10-13
ISBN 10: 9780080558912
ISBN 13: 0080558917
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tsunamiites Features and Implications Book Review:

This book is an overview of the state-of-the art developments in sedimentology of tsunami-induced and tsunami-affected deposits, namely tsunamiites. It also highlights new problems and issues calling for additional investigation, and provides insight into the direction for future tsunamiite researches. * Provides a comprehensive overview of developments in tsunamiites * Investigates future trends and development needs * Cutting edge research articles from leading experts aimed at researchers and scientists

Tsunamiites

Tsunamiites
Author: Tsunemasa Shiki,Yoshinobu Tsuji,Teiji Yamazaki,Futoshi Nanayama
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 482
Release: 2020-11-27
ISBN 10: 0128239409
ISBN 13: 9780128239407
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tsunamiites Book Review:

Tsunamiites: Features and Implications, Second Edition, is an overview of the state-of-the art developments in sedimentology of tsunami-induced and tsunami-affected deposits, namely tsunamiites. It also highlights new problems and issues calling for additional investigation and provides insight into the direction for future tsunamiite research. New to this edition: discussion of the impact of 2011 tsunami in Northern Japan as well as additional coverage of offshore tractive current deposition and deposition of boulders. Includes a comprehensive overview of new developments in tsunamiites from leading experts Covers future trends and development needs for researching sediments from tsunamis New edition includes coverage and lessons learned from the 2011tsunami in Northern Japan

Shore Processes and their Palaeoenvironmental Applications

Shore Processes and their Palaeoenvironmental Applications
Author: Edward J. Anthony
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 540
Release: 2008-11-21
ISBN 10: 9780080558868
ISBN 13: 0080558860
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Shore Processes and their Palaeoenvironmental Applications Book Review:

The last five years have been marked by rapid technological and analytical developments in the study of shore processes and in the comprehension of shore deposits and forms, and shoreline change over time. These developments have generated a considerable body of literature in a wide range of professional journals, thus illustrating the cross-disciplinary nature of shore processes and the palaeo-environmental dimension of shore change. The justification of the book lies in bringing together these developments using an objective approach that synthesises current advances, technical progress in the analysis of shores and shore processes, contradictory interpretations, and potential advances using future-generation developments in techniques. The book provides a comprehensive state-of-the-art presentation of shore processes and deposits across ranges of wave energy and tide-range environments, sediment supply and textural conditions, sea-level change, exceptional events and longer-term climate change, based on the most recently published literature in the marine sciences. The book insists on the nested time and spatial scales through which are inter-linked shore processes and deposits, thus providing a better understanding of the way shores change over time. The approach is thus cross-disciplinary, and gap-bridging between processes and deposits, between analytical techniques, and between timescales. The audience is from graduate level upwards, and the book is intended as a comprehensive reference source for professionals in a wide range of coastal science fields (geologists, sedimentologists, geomorphologists, oceanographers, engineers, managers, archaeologists...). * Aimed at graduates and specialists interested in coastal science * Presents background research, recent developments and future trends * Written by a leading scholar and industry expert

Tsunami

Tsunami
Author: S. Mambretti
Publsiher: WIT Press
Total Pages: 168
Release: 2013
ISBN 10: 184564770X
ISBN 13: 9781845647704
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tsunami Book Review:

A tsunami is a series of water waves caused by the sudden displacement of a large volume of a body of water, typically an ocean. This book, comprising seven chapters, examines this important topic.

Unlocking the Stratigraphical Record

Unlocking the Stratigraphical Record
Author: Peter Doyle,Matthew R. Bennett
Publsiher: John Wiley & Son Limited
Total Pages: 532
Release: 1998-07
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCSD:31822023031727
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Unlocking the Stratigraphical Record Book Review:

Stratigraphy is the key to understanding the geological evolution of the earth. It provides the framework for our interpretation of the sequences of events which have shaped the earth throughout its 4600 million years of existence. It provides the timescale with which we can determine the relative order of these events, and it provides the means whereby we can calibrate this using absolute ages in years. Stratigraphy is therefore the most fundamental subject in the science of geology, and all geologists are practising stratigraphers. Traditionally, however, stratigraphy has been considered as a Victorian science, a ponderous process of the naming and cataloguing of innumerable geological units most of which are of limited interest outside of a given geographical region. This view has been challenged in recent years through the development of new techniques such as sequence stratigraphy, cyclostratigraphy and chemostratigraphy which have greatly enhanced our capability to interpret earth history. In this book many of the leading practitioners of modern stratigraphy have been gathered together to provide up-to-date and authoritative reviews of most of the important advances in the subject. As such it is the only volume to provide a comprehensive treatment of modern stratigraphy at an advanced undergraduate level.

Coastal Sediments 2015

Coastal Sediments 2015
Author: Ping Wang,Julie D Rosati,Jun Cheng
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 3000
Release: 2015-04-23
ISBN 10: 981468998X
ISBN 13: 9789814689984
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Coastal Sediments 2015 Book Review:

This Proceedings contains over 260 papers on cutting-edge research presented at the eighth international Symposium on Coastal Sediment Processes, held May 11 ? 15, 2015, in San Diego, California, USA. This technical specialty conference was devoted to promoting an interdisciplinary exchange of state-of-the-art knowledge among researchers in the fields of coastal engineering, geology, oceanography, and related disciplines, with the theme of Understanding and Working with Nature. Focusing on the physical aspects of the sediment processes in various coastal environments, this Proceedings provides findings from the latest research and newest engineering applications. Sessions covered a wide range of topics including barrier islands, beaches, climate and sea level, cohesive and noncohesive sediments, coastal bluffs, coastal marsh, dredged sediments, inlet and navigation channels, regional sediment management, river deltas, shore protection, tsunamis, and vegetation-sediment interaction. Several special sessions included: Relevant science for changing coastlines: A Tribute to Gary Griggs; North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study and post-super-storm Sandy work; long-term coastal evolution; barrier islands of Louisiana; sea-level rise and super storms in a warming world; predicting decadal coastal geomorphic evolution; and contrasting Pacific coastal behavior with El Ni¤o Southern Oscillation (ENSO), are also featured. Contents:Keynote Addresses:Coastal Evolution and Human-Induced Sea-Level Rise: History and Prognosis (Robert J Nicholls)Addressing Local and Global Sediment Imbalances: Coastal Sediments as Rare Minerals (Dano Roelvink)Barrier Islands:Complex Responses of Barriers to Sea-Level Rise Emerging from a Model of Alongshore-Coupled Dynamic Profile Evolution (Andrew D Ashton & Jorge Lorenzo-Trueba)Deformation of an Isolated Offshore Sand Bar on Tidal Flat and Mergence with Beach Due to Waves (Toshiro San-Nami, Takaaki Uda, Shiho Miyahara & Masumi Serizawa)Beaches:Modeling Gravel Barrier Resilience During Storms with XBeach-G: The Role of Infiltration (Robert Mccall, Gerhard Masselink, Timothy Poate & Dano Roelvink)Numerical Investigation of Beach Profile Evolution Using a New Sediment Concentration Model (R Rahman, R Jayaratne, A E Tejada-Martinez & P Wang)Beach Changes Triggered by Imbalance of Longshore Sand Transport and Ground Subsidence on South Kujukuri Beach (Takaaki Uda, Ryoji Yoshida & Takahiro Todoroki)Climate and Sea Level:What Do We Do Now? (J William Kamphuis)A New Profile Fitting Approach to Estimating Beach Recession by Sea Level Rise (Wonchul Cho, Jong Sung Yoon, Dong Soo Hur & Jung L Lee)Coastal Bluffs:Evaluating Changes to Arctic Coastal Bluffs Using Repeat Aerial Photography and Structure-From-Motion Elevation Models (Ann E Gibbs, Matt Nolan & Bruce M Richmond)Puget Sound Feeder Bluff Mapping: Compiling and Completing a Sound-Wide Geomorphic Dataset (Andrea Maclennan, Jim Johannessen & Hugh Shipman)Coastal Marsh and Vegetation:Hydrodynamics and Sediment Dynamics in an Ice Covered Tidal Flat (Urs Neumeier & Colette Cheng)Mechanics of Sediment Suspension and Transport Within a Fringing Reef (Andrew W M Pomeroy, Ryan J Lowe, Marco Ghisalberti, Curt D Storlazzi, Michael Cuttler & Graham Symonds)Cohesive and Noncohesive Sediments:In-Situ Measurement of Erosion of Mixed Sand-Mud Sediments (Kevin B Briggs & J Calantoni)Stochastic Model of Fluid Mud Transport Under Wave and Current (Yasuyuki Nakagawa, Kazuo Nadaoka, Hiroshi Yagi, Yasuo Nihei & Hiroshi Uchikawa)Dredged Sediment:Numerical Model Studies to Support the Sustainable Management of Dredge Spoil Deposition in a Complex Nearshore Environment (Simon Weppe, Peter Mccomb & Lincoln Coe)Life Cycle Assessment for Dredged Sediment Placement Strategies (Matthew E Bates, Cate Fox-Lent, Linda Seymour, Ben A Wender & Igor Linkov)Inlet and Navigation Channels:A Tale of Five Harbours: Fluvial vs. Longshore Sediment Sources in Great Lakes Harbours (J Doucette & C Pinilla)Comparing Two Numerical Models in Simulating Hydrodynamics and Sediment Transport at a Dual Inlet System, West-Central Florida (Ping Wang, Jun Cheng, Mark H Horwitz & Kelly R Legault)Regional Sediment Management:Engineering with Nature: Nearshore Berm Placements At Fort Myers Beach And Perdido Key, Florida, USA (Katherine E Brutsch‚, Ping Wang, Julie D Rosati & Cheryl E Pollock)Preview Analysis to Sand Bypass System Design in the Port of Sisal, Yucat n (P E Reyes, P Salles, J L¢pez & E Casillas)River Deltas:Freshwater Vegetation Influence on Sediment Spatial Distribution in River Delta During Flood (W Nardin, D A Edmonds & S Fagherazzi)Observation of Sediment Processes of a Flood Event at the River Mouth of Tenryu, Japan with X-Band Radar and In Situ Measurements (Satoshi Takewaka, Takumi Okabe, Shigeru Kato & Shinichi Aoki)Shore Protection:Field Observations of Tidal Flow Separation at a Mega-Scale Beach Nourishment (Max Radermacher, Wilmar Zeelenberg, Matthieu De Schipper & Ad Reniers)Ecologically-Oriented Coastal Engineering: A New Approach for Bird Island Restoration and Avian Conservation at Sundown Island, Matagorada Bay, Texas (Cris Weber, Thomas Dixon, Dave Buzan, Juan Moya & Iliana Pe¤a)Tsunamis:Hindcast of Bathymetry Change in Oarai Port, Japan, Caused by the 2011 Tsunami (Yoshiaki Kuriyama, Yoshiyuki Uno & Kazuhiko Honda)Tsunami Sediment Analysis Based on Luminescence Measurement (Shinji Sato, Kanto Nishiguchi & Yusuke Yamanaka)Barrier Island of Louisiana:Mississippi River Delta Plain Barrier Island Sediment Dynamics and Implications for Managing Coastal Transgressionion (Michael D Miner, Ioannis Y Georgiou, Mark Kulp & Duncan Fitzgerald)Differential Sediment Consolidation Associated with Barrier Beach Restoration: Caminada Headland, South Louisiana (Mark R Byrnes, Chester Hedderman, Michael Hasen, P E, Harry Roberts, Syed Khalil & Steven G Underwood)Constrasting Pacific Coastal Behaviour with Enso:Constrasting Pacific Coastal Behaviour with Enso Modeling Interannual to Multi-Decadal Shoreline Rotations of Headland-Bounded Littoral Cells (Dylan Anderson & Peter Ruggiero)Wave Climate Change Associated with Enso Modoki and Tropical Expansion in Southeast Australia and Implications for Coastal Stability (Thomas R Mortlock & Ian D Goodwin)Long Term Coastal Evolution:Predicting Centuries of Morphodynamics in San Pablo Bay, California: Hindcast and Forecast Including Sea Level Rise (Mick van der Wegen, Bruce E Jaffe & Dano Roelvink)Modelling Long-Term Morphodynamics in Practice: Uncertainties and Compromises (J J Williams, T Conduch‚ & L S Esteves)North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study and Post Supper Storm Sandy Work:Modeling the Effects of Hard Structures on Dune Erosion and Overwash ? A Case Study of the Impact of Hurricane Sandy on the New Jersey Coast (C M Nederhoff, Q J Lodder, M Boers, J P Den Bieman & J K Miller)Conceptual Regional Sediment Budget for the US North Atlantic Coast (Julie Dean Rosati, Ashley E Frey, Alison S Grzegorzewski, Coraggio Maglio, Andrew Morang & Robert C Thomas)Predicting Decadal Coastal Geomorphic Evolution:Decadal Scale Shoreline Change Arises from Large-Scale Interactions, While Small-Scale Changes are Forgotten: Observational Evidence (A B Murray, E D Lazarus, L J Moore, J Lightfoot, A D Ashton, D E Mcnamara & K Ells)Equilibrium-Based Foreshore Beach Profile Change Model for Long-Term Data (Masayuki Banno, Yoshiaki Kuriyama & Noriaki Hashimoto)Relevant Science for Changing Coastline a Tribute to Gary Griggs:Quantifying the Geomorphic Resiliency of Barrier Island Beaches (Cheryl J Hapke, Owen T Brenner & Rachel E Henderson)Sedimentology of Intertidal Sediment Deposits After Dam Removal on a Coastal River (Ian M Miller, Andrea Ogston & Julia Dolan)Sea Level Rise and Super Storm in a Warming World:Multi-Annual Sand and Gravel Beach Response to Storms in the Southwest of England (Tim Scott, Gerd Masselink, Tim O'hare, Mark Davidson & Paul Russell)Regional Variability in Atlantic Storm Response Along the Southwest Coast of England (Gerd Masselink, Tim Scott, Daniel Conley, Mark Davidson & Paul Russell)and other papers Readership: Graduate students and research in coastal engineering. Key Features:Most up-to-date information and knowledgeBroad world-wide attendanceIn depth technical focus. These proceedings have and should continue to serve as widely used reference booksKeywords:Coastal Engineering;Coastal Geology;Coastal Processes;Shore Protection;Sediment Transport;Beach Processes;Coastal Morphology

Rhythms in Proterozoic Sedimentation

Rhythms in Proterozoic Sedimentation
Author: Pradip Kumar Dasgupta,Ananya Biswas
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 340
Release: 2006
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: CHI:75828561
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Rhythms in Proterozoic Sedimentation Book Review:

Chiefly with reference to Cuddapah Basin.

The Cretaceous Tertiary Boundary Impact at Chicxulub Yucatan Mexico

The Cretaceous Tertiary Boundary Impact at Chicxulub  Yucatan  Mexico
Author: Emily Burns
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 168
Release: 1995
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCAL:X56088
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Cretaceous Tertiary Boundary Impact at Chicxulub Yucatan Mexico Book Review:

Women in Oceanography

Women in Oceanography
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2005
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCSD:31822033840976
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Geology of the China Seas

Geology of the China Seas
Author: Pinxian Wang,Qianyu Li,Chun-Feng Li
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 702
Release: 2014-06-07
ISBN 10: 0444593942
ISBN 13: 9780444593948
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geology of the China Seas Book Review:

Geology of the China Seas represents the first English-language synthesis of the available research into the geology of the South and East China Seas. Among the marginal basins worldwide, these areas have been the focus of extensive research activities in the last three decades, and are now among the global hot spots in hydrocarbon explorations and scientific investigations. The region is experiencing rapid economic development with the offshore petroleum industry providing approximately one third of the domestic hydrocarbon production for mainland China. Gas hydrates have been successfully recovered from the China Seas for the first time. Over the years, many volumes on the geology of the China Seas have been published in Chinese. Although an increasing number of papers in English have appeared recently, the majority deal with local or regional paleo-environment and sedimentology, and are scattered in different journals. This book brings together this rich data in one resource, particularly that generated by Chinese marine geologists and petroleum geologists, and provides the very first synthesis of the geology off China. The first systematic summary of the geology of the China Seas Includes comprehensive coverage of the South China Sea and the East China Sea, including the Yellow Sea and Bohai Gulf Reviews hundreds of Chinese publications on marine and petroleum geology not currently accessible to the international community

Petroleum Abstracts

Petroleum Abstracts
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1996
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105017685145
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Mineralogy and Geochemistry of Gems

Mineralogy and Geochemistry of Gems
Author: Panagiotis Voudouris,Stefanos Karampelas,Vasilios Melfos,Ian Graham
Publsiher: MDPI
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2020-03-10
ISBN 10: 3039280767
ISBN 13: 9783039280766
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mineralogy and Geochemistry of Gems Book Review:

Gems have been used in the manufacture of jewellery and as ornaments since antiquity. Considering gems, recent statistics have shown that about 15 billion Euros are annually at stake. Nowadays, gemmology, i.e., the study of gem materials, is one of the most expanding fields in the earth sciences, positioned between academia and industry. As an applied science, in gemmology, the instruments used should be non- or microdestructive, and their cost should be reasonable both in terms of equipment and time consumption. Gemmology can also be used contribute to the development of pure science and in some cases, destructive techniques may have to be used. Taking into account the fact that gems are albeit rarely available for scientific research, this compilation of 20 articles by around 100 researchers from over 30 different institutions situated in 20 countries from around the globe, presented in the Special Issue entitled “Mineralogy and Geochemistry of Gems”, offers very good examples on the application of various methods for their study which will hopefully contribute to our better understanding of gem formation in general and will enhance scientific debates attracting more scientists from various disciplines to get involved in this field.

Bibliography and Index of Micropaleontology

Bibliography and Index of Micropaleontology
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2000
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105110615544
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Chile 2015 Illapel Earthquake and Tsunami

The Chile 2015  Illapel  Earthquake and Tsunami
Author: Carla Braitenberg,Alexander B. Rabinovich
Publsiher: Birkhäuser
Total Pages: 335
Release: 2017-05-20
ISBN 10: 3319578227
ISBN 13: 9783319578224
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Chile 2015 Illapel Earthquake and Tsunami Book Review:

This volume presents a collection of contributions that were published in "Pure and Applied Geophysics - pageoph" and which deals with the major earthquake that hit Illapel, Chile on September 16, 2015 with magnitude 8.3, and associated trans-oceanic tsunami. The subducting Nazca plate beneath the Andes caused this major earthquake, generating strong shaking, permanent deformation, free oscillations of the Earth, and tsunamis. This event occurred in the flat-angle subducting segment of the plate.The generated tsunami spread throughout the entire Pacific Ocean and was recorded by numerous coastal tide gauges and open-ocean DART stations. All articles give an up-to-date account of research in one of the most active seismic zones worldwide. An introductory article by Kenji Satake rounds this collection off.

Palaeoseismology

Palaeoseismology
Author: Klaus Reicherter,Alessandro M. Michetti,Pablo Gabriel Silva
Publsiher: Geological Society of London
Total Pages: 324
Release: 2009
ISBN 10: 9781862392762
ISBN 13: 1862392765
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Palaeoseismology Book Review:

Given the tremendous toll in human lives and attendant economic losses, it is appropriate that scientists are working hard to understand better earthquakes, with the aim of forecasting and, ultimately, predicting them. In the last decades increasing attention has been paid to the coseismic effects on the natural environment, creating a solid base of empirical data for the estimation of source parameters of strong earthquakes based on geological observations. The recently introduced INQUA scale (Environmental Seismic Intensity-ESI 2007 Scale) of macroseismic intensity clearly shows how the systematic study of earthquake surface faulting, coseismic liquefaction, tsunami deposits and other primary and secondary ground effects can be integrated with 'traditional' seismological and tectonic information to provide a better understanding of the seismicity level of an area and the associated hazards. At the moment this is the only scientific means of equating the seismic records to the seismic cycle time-spans extending the seismic catalogues even to tens of thousands of years, improving future seismic hazard analyses. This Special Publication covers some of the latest multidisciplinary work undertaken to achieve that aim. Eighteen papers from research groups from all continents address a wide range of topics related both to palaeoseismological studies and assessment of macroseismic intensity based only on the natural phenomena associated with an earthquake.

New Perspectives on Deep water Sandstones

New Perspectives on Deep water Sandstones
Author: G. Shanmugam
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 488
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 0444563350
ISBN 13: 9780444563354
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New Perspectives on Deep water Sandstones Book Review:

This handbook is vital for understanding the origin of deep-water sandstones, emphasizing sandy-mass transport deposits (SMTDs) and bottom-current reworked sands (BCRSs) in petroleum reservoirs. This cutting-edge perspective, a pragmatic alternative to the conventional turbidite concepts, is crucial because the turbidite paradigm is built on a dubious foundation without empirical data on sandy turbidity currents in modern oceans. In the absence of evidence for sandy turbidity currents in natural environments, elegant theoretical models and experimental observations of turbidity currents are irrelevant substitutes for explaining the origin of sandy deposits as "turbidites." In documenting modern and ancient SMTDs (sandy slides, sandy slumps, and sandy debrites) and BCRSs (deposits of thermohaline [contour] currents, wind-driven currents, and tidal currents), the author describes and interprets core and outcrop (1:20 to 1:50 scale) from 35 case studies worldwide (which include 32 petroleum reservoirs), totaling more than 10,000 m in cumulative thickness, carried out during the past 36 years (1974-2010). The book dispels myths about the importance of sea level lowstand and provides much-needed clarity on the triggering of sediment failures by earthquakes, meteorite impacts, tsunamis, and cyclones with implications for the distribution of deep-water sandstone petroleum reservoirs. Promotes pragmatic interpretation of deep-water sands using alternative possibilities Validates the economic importance of SMTDs and BCRS in deep-water exploration and production Rich in empirical data and timely new perspectives

The Evolution of Clastic Sedimentology

The Evolution of Clastic Sedimentology
Author: Hakuyu Okada,Alec Kenyon-Smith,Alec J. Kenyon-Smith
Publsiher: Dunedin Academic PressLtd
Total Pages: 251
Release: 2005
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015062849628
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Evolution of Clastic Sedimentology Book Review:

Sedimentology is steadily developing as a basic discipline of earth sciences. The authors describe the chronology of the emergence of sedimentology by setting out the objective of sedimentology studies and its broad impact on such diverse fields of earth sciences as petrology, mineralogy and geomorphology, as well as on applied fields such as geotechnology, ecology and soil sciences. The approach is distinctive since the book deals with the significant contributions made by individuals to the development of the subject from Steno in the 17th-century to the present day. As a library reference work, The Evolution of Clastic Sedimentology is lavishly illustrated with examples of the authors' research and includes portraits of key scientists. The book is a revised and expanded version of a book first published in Japanese in 2002.

Tsunamis in the European Mediterranean Region

Tsunamis in the European Mediterranean Region
Author: Gerassimos Papadopoulos
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 290
Release: 2015-12-03
ISBN 10: 0127999272
ISBN 13: 9780127999272
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tsunamis in the European Mediterranean Region Book Review:

Tsunamis in the European-Mediterranean Region: From Historical Record to Risk Mitigation provides readers with a much needed, reliable, and up-to-date history of the region, including descriptions and parameters of the main events from pre-history to the present that are supported by parametric catalogues, pictorial material, and examples of instrumental records, such as tide-gauge records. The book presents a broader perspective of needed action for local and national governments, and international organizations, and is written by an internationally recognized expert in this field, providing an authoritative account of historical tsunamis in the eastern Mediterranean. It addresses key points of tsunami mitigation, including the systems currently available for tsunami recording, monitoring, and early warning, along with a presentation of the preventative measures that can be applied in all tsunami-vulnerable regions. Details the systems currently available for tsunami recording, monitoring, and early warning, and the technologies that support them Contains numerical modeling techniques used for the generation, propagation, and inundation of tsunamis Presents clear examples of tsunamis in the region and their documentation, as well as comparisons with other regions globally Includes full-color illustrations that accompany the text

Earthquakes and Coseismic Surface Faulting on the Iranian Plateau

Earthquakes and Coseismic Surface Faulting on the Iranian Plateau
Author: Manuel Berberian
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 776
Release: 2014-06-23
ISBN 10: 0444632972
ISBN 13: 9780444632975
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Earthquakes and Coseismic Surface Faulting on the Iranian Plateau Book Review:

Earthquakes and Coseismic Surface Faulting on the Iranian Plateau is a comprehensive and well-illustrated multi-disciplinary research work that analyzes the human and physical aspects of the active faults and large-magnitude earthquakes since ancient times on the Iranian Plateau. The long-term historical, archaeological, and sociological record of earthquakes discussed here gives insight into earthquake magnitudes, recurrences, fault segmentation, clustering, and patterns of coseismic ruptures from prehistoric times to the present. The first part of the book examines oral traditions and literature of the region concerned with earthquakes, particularly in folklore, epic literature, and theology. The second part assesses dynamic phenomena associated with earthquakes, including active tectonics, archaeoseismicity, and coseismic surface faulting throughout the twentieth century. This work is a valuable technical survey and an essential reference for understanding seismic hazard analysis and earthquake risk minimization in earthquake-prone developing and developed countries throughout the world. Provides a reference for seismic hazard evaluation and analysis Covers data dealing with crustal deformations caused by earthquake faulting and folding since historic times Presents unique and complete data for use in empirical relation analyses in all regions

Rendiconti Lincei

Rendiconti Lincei
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2007
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015079783323
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Rendiconti Lincei Book Review: