Description

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 54th 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

Readership

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

Table of Contents

Contributors

Chapter 1. The Role of Fluids in Tectonic and Earthquake Processes

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Fluid Fluid in Porous and Fractured Networks

3 Follow the Fluids

4 Fluids in the Earthquake Process

5 Zen Trees and Aftershocks

6 Numerical Modeling of Fluid-Rock Interactions

7 Concluding Remark

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter 2. The Role of Pressure Solution Creep in the Ductility of the Earth’s Upper Crust

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Natural Pressure Solution Creep: Description and Quantitative Analysis

3 Thermodynamics and Kinetics of the Processes

4 Pressure Solution Creep Experiments

5 Applications in Sedimentary Basins, Faults, and Shear Zones

6 Conclusion

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter 3. Compaction and Porosity Reduction in Carbonates: A Review of Observations, Theory, and Experiments

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Carbonate Compaction in Sedimentary Basins

3 Compaction of Carbonate: Theory and Experiments

4 Applications

5 Conclusion

Acknowledgments

References

Index

Details

No. of pages:
252
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123809407
Electronic ISBN:
9780123809414