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Volcanology & seismology

hardcover. A systematic tutorial introduction to the finite-difference (FD) numerical modelling technique for professionals, academic researchers, and graduate students in seismology. Num Pages: 383 pages, 71 b/w illus. 26 tables. BIC Classification: PHVG; RBC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 252 x 173 x 22. Weight in Grams: 918.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
335
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107028814
ISBN
9781107028814
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 159.86

hardcover. Springing from 50 years' experience in forensic seismology research, this book charts the development of seismic data analysis. Num Pages: 555 pages, 282 b/w illus. 3 colour illus. 35 tables 37 exercises. BIC Classification: JWMN; RBC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 183 x 254 x 34. Weight in Grams: 1130.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
555
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9781107033948
ISBN
9781107033948
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 193.78

hardcover. Taking a transdisciplinary approach to seismology, this unique book reviews the most recent developments in planetary seismology, helioseismology, and asteroseismology. Editor(s): Tong, Vincent C. H.; Garcia, Rafael; Garcia, Rafael A. Num Pages: 491 pages, 142 b/w illus. 41 colour illus. BIC Classification: PGS; RBC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 254 x 182 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1136.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9781107041721
ISBN
9781107041721
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 161.04

hardcover. The first comprehensive guide to SAC, complete with introductory materials and detailed descriptions of its most advanced features. Num Pages: 183 pages, 32 b/w illus. 18 colour illus. 7 tables. BIC Classification: PHVG; RBC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 276 x 219 x 14. Weight in Grams: 600.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
183
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107045453
ISBN
9781107045453
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 82.67

Hardcover. Earthquakes have taught us much about our planet's hidden structure and the forces that have shaped it. This title explains how observing networks transformed an instant of panic and confusion into a field for scientific research, turning earthquakes into natural experiments at the nexus of the physical and human sciences. Num Pages: 368 pages, 14 halftones, 1 line drawing. BIC Classification: 3JH; 3JJ; PDX; RBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 162 x 25. Weight in Grams: 642.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226111810
ISBN
9780226111810
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 93.21
€ 77.87

Paperback. Earthquakes have taught us much about our planet's hidden structure and the forces that have shaped it. This book explains how observing networks transformed an instant of panic and confusion into a field for scientific research, turning earthquakes into natural experiments at the nexus of the physical and human sciences. Num Pages: 360 pages, 14 halftones, 1 line drawing. BIC Classification: 3JH; 3JJ; PDX; RBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 165 x 19. Weight in Grams: 512.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226212050
ISBN
9780226212050
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 31.99
€ 25.22

Hardback. Mount Vesuvius has been famous ever since its eruption in 79 CE, when it destroyed and buried the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. In this title, the author argues that this investigation and engagement with Vesuvius was paramount to the development of modern volcanology. Num Pages: 336 pages, 19 halftones. BIC Classification: 1DST; 3JD; 3JF; PDX; RBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 164 x 24. Weight in Grams: 594.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226923710
ISBN
9780226923710
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 52.43
€ 44.93

Hardcover. Complete, practical coverage of the evaluation, analysis, and design and code requirements of seismic isolation systems. Based on the concept of reducing seismic demand rather than increasing the earthquake resistance capacity of structures, seismic isolation is a surprisingly simple approach to earthquake protection. Num Pages: 304 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: AM; RBC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 237 x 163 x 30. Weight in Grams: 600.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United States
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471149217
ISBN
9780471149217
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 193.89

Hardcover. This accessible guide to seismic design examines what earthquakes do to buildings and what can be done to improve building response to earthquakes. International examples and photographs are included as important learning aids in understanding the effects of earthquakes on structures. Num Pages: 384 pages, Illustrations, plans. BIC Classification: AMC; RBC; TNC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 256 x 184 x 26. Weight in Grams: 872.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United States
Edition
1st
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471241881
ISBN
9780471241881
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 139.22

Hardcover. This book addresses the seismic design and retrofit of bridges. It provides detailed information on the seismic considerations in the design of a wide range of substructures including beam and slab, box girder, arch, cable, stayed, and suspension bridges. Num Pages: 704 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: RBC; TNCC; TNCJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 167 x 241 x 43. Weight in Grams: 1224.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
704
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471579984
ISBN
9780471579984
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 222.12

Hardcover. Written for engineers without a background in seismic design. Provides design standards and parameters, explaining how to interpret and apply them. Examines and recommends procedures to accommodate the enormous forces and variations in effects common to major earthquakes. Series: Wiley Series of Practical Construction Guides. Num Pages: 328 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: RBC; TNC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 237 x 166 x 23. Weight in Grams: 620.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
328
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471839811
ISBN
9780471839811
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 173.86

Paperback. This book provides an introduction to general seismology, seismic waves, earthquakes and their effects, the structure of the earth and exploration seismology, particularly in hydrocarbon exploration. It offers a survey of principles and applications and includes a historical section and extensive references. Num Pages: 234 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: RBC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 246 x 189 x 14. Weight in Grams: 480.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
234
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471948698
ISBN
9780471948698
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 146.64

Paperback. This volume presents a unique compendium of papers assessing the effects of volcanism on lakes, as recorded by the volcaniclastic sediments deposited within them. Editor(s): White, J.D.L. (Department of Geology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand); Riggs, N. R. Series: International Association of Sedimentologists Series. Num Pages: 320 pages, 260. BIC Classification: RBC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 247 x 189 x 12. Weight in Grams: 774.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780632058471
ISBN
9780632058471
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 163.96

Hardcover. What if Troy was not destroyed in the epic battle immortalized by Homer? This work brings the scientific evidence to bear on biblical accounts, mythology, and the archaeological record to explore how ancient and modern earthquakes have shaped history - and, for some civilizations, seemingly heralded the end of the world. Num Pages: 328 pages, 98 halftones. BIC Classification: RBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 237 x 167 x 23. Weight in Grams: 598.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
328
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691016023
ISBN
9780691016023
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 21.90

Paperback. Recounts that improvements in earthquake recording capability in the 1960s and 1970s set the stage for a period of rapid development in earthquake science. Although some enigmas have remained, much has been learned on issues such as earthquake prediction, seismic hazard assessment, and ground motion prediction. This book addresses those issues. Num Pages: 256 pages, 12 halftones. 50 line illus. BIC Classification: PDZ; RBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 156 x 235 x 17. Weight in Grams: 376.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691118192
ISBN
9780691118192
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 45.99
€ 32.97

Paperback. Tells the story of nine volcanic events, explaining the related geology for the general reader and exploring the ways in which the earth's volcanism has affected human history. This book describes how volcanic activity has had long-lasting effects on societies, cultures, and the environment. Num Pages: 320 pages, 18 halftones, 22 line illus., 2 tables. BIC Classification: RBC; RNR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 155 x 19. Weight in Grams: 454.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691118383
ISBN
9780691118383
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 38.99
€ 28.50

Paperback. Tells the story of various epic earthquakes. This book explains the geological processes responsible for earthquakes, and they describe how these events have had long-lasting aftereffects on human societies and cultures. It includes quotations from literature and from later reports. Num Pages: 304 pages, 39 halftones. 5 line illus. 2 tables. BIC Classification: PDZ; RBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 231 x 157 x 20. Weight in Grams: 440.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691127866
ISBN
9780691127866
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 26.81

Hardback. By developing the scale that bears his name, Charles Richter not only invented the concept of magnitude as a measure of earthquake size, he turned himself into a household word. This work takes the reader into Richter's life story, setting it in the context of his family and interpersonal attachments, and the history of seismology. Num Pages: 336 pages, 45 halftones. BIC Classification: BGT; PDZ; RBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 240 x 158 x 28. Weight in Grams: 660.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691128078
ISBN
9780691128078
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 21.74

Paperback. Num Pages: 352 pages, 45 halftones. BIC Classification: BGT; RBC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 155 x 235 x 21. Weight in Grams: 502.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691173283
ISBN
9780691173283
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 20.20

Paperback. * Only book to look exclusively at timescales of magmatic processes * Focuses on the geological processes * Suitable for senior u/g or grad level courses * International team of editors and authors . Editor(s): Dosseto, Anthony; Turner, Simon P.; Van-Orman, James A. Num Pages: 272 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: RBC; RBGG; RBGK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 248 x 191 x 15. Weight in Grams: 698.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9781444332612
ISBN
9781444332612
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 78.67

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