Author: David S. Brumbaugh
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Non-quantitative and carefully illustrated, unique in both organization and approach, this three-books-in-one book introduces the scientific, historical, and personal safety aspects of earthquakes.

Journal Of The Shanghai Literary And Scientific Society

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EARTHQUAKES. The oldest of these records dates back only about four
centuries; I will specify the year, moon, day of each occurrence, and its direction;
then subjoin the remarks of the native chroniclers; and thereupon add such brief
notes of ... An earthquake, preceded by a wind like fire coming from the south-
east; a few days after this, a meteor was observed. No. 4, 1525; 2nd moon, 15th
day. An earthquake at night. No. 5. 1550. White hairs issued from the ground at
Tsingpu. No.

Minoan Earthquakes

Author: Simon Jusseret
Publisher: Leuven University Press
ISBN: 9462701059
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... University of Texas at Austin. Shaw, J.W. 2009. Minoan architecture: materials
and techniques (Studi di Archeologia Cretese 7). Padua: Bottega d'Erasmo.
Sintubin, M., S. Jusseret & J. Driessen. 2011. Reassessing ancient earthquakes
on Minoan Crete: getting rid of catastrophism, in C. Grützner, R. Pérez-López, T.
FernándezSteeger, I. Papanikolaou, K. Reicherter, P.G. Silva & A. Vött (ed.)
Earthquake geology and archaeology: science, society and critical facilities.
Proceedings 2nd ...

Continental Intraplate Earthquakes

Author: Seth Stein
Publisher: Geological Society of America
ISBN: 0813724252
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Science, Hazard, and Policy Issues Seth Stein, Stéphane Mazzotti. Kohlstedt,
D.L. ... Ranalli, G., 1995, Rheology of the Earth (2nd edition): London, Chapman
and Hall, 413 p. Rudnick ... Swafford, L., and Stein, S., Limitations of the short
earthquake record for seis- micity and seismic hazard studies, in Stein, S., and
Mazzotti, S., eds., Continental Intraplate Earthquakes: Science, Hazard, and
Policy Issues: Geological Society of America Special Paper 425, doi: 10.1130/


Author: Bruce Bolt
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780716775485
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The ultimate introduction to seismology, written by distinguished scholar and Professor Bruce Bolt, of the University of California, Berkeley, this newly updated edition will provide the best foundation in the field for your introductory ...


Author: John P. Lockwood
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118687949
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Questions for Thought, Study, and Discussion, Suggestions for Further Reading, and a comprehensive list of source references make this work a major resource for further study of volcanology.

Natural Hazards In El Salvador

Author: William Ingersoll Rose
Publisher: Geological Society of America
ISBN: 9780813723754
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W.I., et al., eds.. Natural hazards in El Salvador: Boulder, Colorado, Geological
Society of America Special Paper 375, p. 159-174 (this volume). ... 9 (2nd edition
): Madison, Wisconsin, American Society of Agronomy and Soil Science Society
of America, p. 199-225. Melian, C., Galindo, I., ... Reimer, G.M., 1980, Use of soil-
gas helium concentrations for earthquake prediction: Limitations imposed by
diurnal variations: Jouranl of Geophysical Research, v. 85, p. 3107-3144. Reimer
. G.M. ...


Author: Bruce A. Bolt
Publisher: W H Freeman & Company
ISBN: 9780716733966
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This text on earthquakes provides an explanation behind these deadly and destructive events, from geological faults to intensity patterns, side effects and protection of people and property.

The Earthquake Observers

Author: Deborah R. Coen
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226111814
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Disaster Science from Lisbon to Richter Deborah R. Coen. ————. “old seismic
Bulletins to 1920: a collective heritage from early seismologists.” International
Handbook of Earthquake and Engineering Seismology 81B (2003): 1665–1723.
sedgwick,eve Kosofsky. The Weather in Proust. edited by Jonathan goldberg.
Durham, nc: Duke ... in Lehrbuch der praktischen Geologie, 2nd edition. stuttgart:
Ferdinand enke, 1908. ————. “Über die makroseismische Bestimmung der ...