Encyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics (inbunden)
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2nd ed. 2021
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Arora, Kusumita (ed. board)/Cazenave, Anny (ed. board)/Engdahl, Eric Robert (ed. board)/Kind, Rainer (ed. board)/Manglik, Ajay (ed. board)/Roy, Sukanta (ed. board)/Sain, Kalachand (ed. board)/Uyeda, Seiya (ed. board)/Arora, Kusumita (ed. board)/Cazenave, Anny (ed. board)/Engdahl, Eric Robert (ed. bo
650 Tables, color; 611 Illustrations, color; 421 Illustrations, black and white; XXXV, 1950 p. 1032
291 x 212 x 111 mm
7264 g
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Encyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics (inbunden)

Encyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics

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In the 21st century the importance of earth sciences in the pursuit of knowledge and understanding of the planet on which we live, has increased tremendously. Above all, they address the challenge of enriching human lives with the bounties of nature, while preserving the planet for future generations. The chief goals of Solid Earth Geophysics are to define and quantify the internal structure and processes of the Earth in terms of physical principles, and to provide an essential framework that allied disciplines can employ for more focused investigations. The earliest version of The Encyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics was released by Van Nostrand Reinhold publishing company in 1989. More than two decades later, a completely revised and updated version, edited by Prof. Harsh K. Gupta, was published in 2011. Including over 200 articles authored by specialists from all over the world, it was very well received. Reflecting the rapid advances in Solid Earth Geophysics over the past decade and the global need for an authentic update, this new edition of the Encyclopedia presents over 250 articles covering established and new concepts in Geophysics across various sub-disciplines such as Gravity, Geodesy, Geomagnetism, Seismology, Seismics, Deep Earth Processes, Plate Tectonics, Thermal Domains, Computational Methods, etc. in a systematic and consistent format. Offering an authoritative and current up-to-date reference source with extraordinary scope and gathering expert contributions by more than 300 authors around the globe, the new edition will serve as a valuable and cherished source of information for current and future generations of professionals. Review from the first edition: "The Encyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics ... nicely brings together numerous geophysical topics and presents this sometimes dry, mathematical and abstract field in a language comprehensible to researchers, teachers, students, and professional geophysicists. ... the new encyclopedia should be of great interest to petroleum explorers, researchers and educators as well. ... A list of references at the end of each article directs the interested reader for further research." (Rasoul Sorkhabi, GEO ExPro, September, 2013)
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Harsh K. Gupta is currently a Member of the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (India) and President of the Geological Society of India. He has previously been a Member of National Disaster Management Authority (India), Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Ocean Development, Director of the National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad, Vice Chancellor of Cochin University of Science and Technology and a Professor at the University of Texas at Dallas, USA. He is internationally respected for his work on artificial water reservoir-triggered earthquakes and developing criteria to distinguish them from normal earthquakes. As the Leader of the 3rd Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica during 1983-84, he succeeded in setting up India's first permanent Antarctic research station 'Dakshin Gangotri' in just one Antarctic summer, which is still a record. He chaired the Steering Committee of the Global Seismic Hazard Program. After the disastrous 2004 Sumatra earthquake, he spearheaded the establishment of the Indian Tsunami Early Warning system. He has published over 200 articles in reviewed journals, authored 5 books that have been published by Elsevier and Springer. He is a recipient of e.g. the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize; Waldo E. Smith Medal of American Geophysical Union; USSR Academy of Sciences '100 years of International Geophysics Memorial Medal'; the Axford Gold Medal of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) and the National Mineral Award of Excellence among many honors. He is a Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy, The World Academy of Sciences and American Geophysical Union. He has been President of the IUGG, the AOGS and is the Founder President of the Asian Seismological Commission.


Absolute Age Determinations: Radiometric;- Anthropogenic Seismicity Related to Exploitation of Georesources;- Archaeomagnetism;- Artificial Water Reservoir-Triggered Earthquakes, with Special Emphasis on Koyna, India;- Biogeophysics;- Body Waves;- Borehole Seismic Networks and Arrays;- Characteristic Earthquakes and Seismic Gaps;- Continental Crustal Structure;- Continental Drift;- Continental Rifts;- Core Dynamo;- Core-Mantle Coupling;- Crustal Reflectivity (Oceanic) and Magma Chamber;- Curie Temperature;- Deep Scientific Drilling;- Deep Seismic Reflection and Refraction Profiling;- Differential Rotation of the Earth's Inner Core;- Earth Rotation;- Earth Tides;- Earth, Density Distribution;- Earth's Structure, Core;- Earth's Structure, Global;- Earth's Structure, Lower Mantle;- Earth's Structure, Upper Mantle;- Earthquake Lights;- Earthquake Precursors and Prediction;- Earthquake Prediction, M8 Algorithm;- Earthquake Rupture: The Inverse Problem;- Earthquake Sounds;- Earthquake Source Theory;- Earthquake, Aftershocks;- Earthquake, Archaeoseismology;- Earthquake, Focal Mechanism;- Earthquake, Foreshocks;- Earthquake, Magnitude;- Earthquakes and Crustal Deformation;- Earthquakes in the Himalaya;- Earthquakes on Oceanic Transform Faults, Unexpectedly Large;- Earthquakes, Did You Feel It?;- Earthquakes, Early and Strong Motion Warning;- Earthquakes, Energy;- Earthquakes, Intensity;- Earthquakes, Intraplate;- Earthquakes, Location Techniques;- Earthquakes, PAGER;- Earthquakes, ShakeCast;- Earthquakes, ShakeMap;- Earthquakes, Strong-Ground Motion;- Earthquakes, Volcanogenic;- Electrical Properties of Rocks;- Electrical Resistivity Surveys and Data Interpretation;- Electromagnetic Methods, Imaging Magma Bodies;- Electromagnetic Pulsations and Magnetic Storms;- Electronic Geophysical Year;- Energy Budget of the Earth;- Energy Partitioning of Seismic Waves;- Equatorial Electrojet;- Fault Zone Guided Waves;- Fiber Optic Distributed Strain Sensing for Seismic Applications;- Fiber-Optic Sensing in Geophysics, Temperature Measurements;- Floating Seismographs (MERMAIDS);- Fractal Scaling of Earthquakes;- Fractals and Chaos;- Free Oscillations of the Earth;- Geodesy, Figure of the Earth;- Geodesy, Ground Positioning, and Levelling;- Geodesy, Networks, and Reference Systems;- Geodesy, Physical;- Geodetic Pendulums, Horizontal Ultra Broad Band;- Geodynamics;- Geoelectromagnetism;- Geoid;- Geoid Determination, Computational Methods;- Geoid Determination, Theory and Principles;- Geoid Undulation, Interpretation;- Geomagnetic Excursions;- Geomagnetic Field, Global Pattern;- Geomagnetic Field, IGRF;- Geomagnetic Field, Measurement Techniques;- Geomagnetic Field, Polarity Reversals;- Geomagnetic Field, Secular Variation;- Geomagnetic Field, Theory;- Geomagnetically Induced Currents;- Geophysical Well Logging;- Geothermal Heat Pumps;- Geothermal Record of Climate Change;- GPS, Data Acquisition, and Analysis;- GPS, Tectonic Geodesy;- Gravimeters;- Gravity Anomalies, Interpretation;- Gravity Data, Advanced Processing;- Gravity Data, Regional: Residual Separation;- Gravity Field of the Earth;- Gravity Field, Temporal Variations from Space Techniques;- Gravity Field, Time Variations from Surface Measurements;- Gravity Measurements, Absolute;- Gravity Method, Airborne;- Gravity Method, Principles;- Gravity Method, Satellite;- Gravity Method, Surface;- Gravity Modeling, Theory and Computation;- Gravity, Data to Anomalies;- Gravity, Global Models;- Gravity, Gradiometry;- Great Earthquakes;- Heat and Ground Water Flow;- Heat Flow Determinations, Continental;- Heat Flow, Continental;- Heat Flow, Seafloor: Methods and Observations;- Height Systems, Vertical Datums and Their Unification;- High-frequency Seismology;- Impact Craters on Earth;- Instrumentation, Electrical Resistivity;- Instrumentation, EM;- International Geophysical Year;- International Gravity Formula;- International Polar Year 2007-2008;- International Year of Planet Earth;- Inverse Theory, Ar