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Advances in Geophysics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128022481, 9780128024362

Advances in Geophysics, Volume 56

1st Edition

Serial Editor: Renata Dmowska
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128022481
eBook ISBN: 9780128024362
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 7th April 2015
Page Count: 326
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Table of Contents

    <li>Chapter One. Polarized Plate Tectonics<ul><li>1. Introduction</li><li>2. Tectonic Equator and Westward Drift of the Lithosphere</li><li>3. Asymmetries along Opposite Subduction Zones</li><li>4. Asymmetries along Rift Zones</li><li>5. Mediterranean Geodynamics</li><li>6. Mechanisms of Plate Tectonics</li><li>7. Discussion</li><li>8. Conclusions</li></ul></li> <li>Chapter Two. Full Waveform Seismological Advances for Microseismic Monitoring<ul><li>1. Introduction</li><li>2. Full Waveform-Based Methods for Relative and Absolute Sensor Orientation</li><li>3. Full Waveform-Based Detection and Location of Microseismicity</li><li>4. Full Waveform Source Inversion</li><li>5. Signal and Signal Parameter Classification</li><li>6. Concluding Remarks</li></ul></li> <li>Chapter Three. Mountain Weather: Observation and Modeling<ul><li>1. Introduction</li><li>2. Mountain Physical Characteristics</li><li>3. Weather Observations</li><li>4. Remote Sensing</li><li>5. Mountain Weather</li><li>6. Mountain Weather Dynamics</li><li>7. Mountain Weather Modeling</li><li>8. Concluding Remarks</li></ul></li> <li>Index</li>


The critically acclaimed serialized review journal for over 50 years, Advances in Geophysics is a highly respected publication in the field of geophysics. Since 1952, each volume has been eagerly awaited, frequently consulted, and praised by researchers and reviewers alike. Now in its 56th volume, it contains much material still relevant today--truly an essential publication for researchers in all fields of geophysics.

Key Features

  • Contributions from leading authorities
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field


graduate students, scientists and engineers of geophysics, physics, acoustics, civil engineering, environmental sciences, geology and planetary sciences.


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About the Serial Editor

Renata Dmowska

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Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA