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- DescriptionRecounts that improvements in earthquake recording capability in the 1960s and 1970s set the stage for a period of rapid development in earthquake science. Although some enigmas have remained, much has been learned on issues such as earthquake prediction, seismic hazard assessment, and ground motion prediction. This book addresses those issues.
- Author BiographySusan Elizabeth Hough is a seismologist with the United States Geological Survey in Pasadena, California, and has published more than forty articles in journals such as Nature, Science, Natural History , and the Journal of Geophysical Research . She has also written occasional editorials on earthquakes for the Los Angeles Times .
- PrizesShort-listed for Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles 2002 (United States).
- Author(s)Susan Elizabeth Hough
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication22/03/2004
- GenrePopular Science
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Content Note12 halftones. 50 line illus.
- Weight340 g
- Width152 mm
- Height235 mm
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