Advances in Geophysics

Advances in Geophysics

1st Edition - April 7, 2015

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  • Editor: Renata Dmowska
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128024362
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128022481

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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.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter One. Polarized Plate Tectonics
    Tectonic Equator and Westward Drift of the Lithosphere
    Asymmetries along Opposite Subduction Zones
    Asymmetries along Rift Zones
    Mediterranean Geodynamics
    Mechanisms of Plate Tectonics

    Chapter Two. Full Waveform Seismological Advances for Microseismic Monitoring
    Full Waveform-Based Methods for Relative and Absolute Sensor Orientation
    Full Waveform-Based Detection and Location of Microseismicity
    Full Waveform Source Inversion
    Signal and Signal Parameter Classification
    Concluding Remarks

    Chapter Three. Mountain Weather: Observation and Modeling
    Mountain Physical Characteristics
    Weather Observations
    Remote Sensing
    Mountain Weather
    Mountain Weather Dynamics
    Mountain Weather Modeling
    Concluding Remarks

Product details

  • No. of pages: 326
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2015
  • Published: April 7, 2015
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128024362
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128022481

About the Serial Editor

Renata Dmowska

Renata Dmowska works in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, USA.

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School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

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