Description

Active geophysical monitoring is an important new method for studying time-evolving structures and states in the tectonically active Earth's lithosphere. It is based on repeated time-lapse observations and interpretation of rock-induced changes in geophysical fields periodically excited by controlled sources.

In this book, the results of strategic systematic development and the application of new technologies for active geophysical monitoring are presented. The authors demonstrate that active monitoring may drastically change solid Earth geophysics, through the acquisition of substantially new information, based on high accuracy and real-time observations. Active monitoring also provides new means for disaster mitigation, in conjunction with substantial international and interdisciplinary cooperation.

Key Features

  • Introduction of a new concept
  • Most experienced authors in the field
  • Comprehensiveness

Readership

geophysicians

Table of Contents

Part I. General concept and historical review; 1. General concept of active geophysical monitoring; 2. Active monitoring targets; Part II. Theory and technology of active monitoring; 3. Technology of active monitoring; 4. Signal processing and accuracy control in active monitoring; 5. Theory of data analysis and interpretation; Part III. Case histories; 6. Regional active monitoring experiments

 

Details

No. of pages:
572
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Electronic ISBN:
9780080914466
Print ISBN:
9780080452623
Print ISBN:
9780080974842