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Title Rock Physics and Natural Hazards / edited by Sergio Vinciguerra, Yves Bernabé
Published Basel, Switzerland : Birkhäuser, [2009]
©2009
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Description 1 online resource (737-1163 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Pageoph topical volumes
Pageoph topical volumes.
Summary Natural hazards events such as earthquakes or volcanic eruptions involve activation of coupled thermo-hydro-chemo-mechanical processes in rocks. The present book assemblesunpublished contributions to the 7th Euro-Conference on Rock Physics and Geomechanics, held in 2007 in Erice, Italy. It presents new laboratory data, theoretical and numerical rock physics models and field observations relevant to the study of natural hazards. In particular, several papers are devoted to rock failure and explore the relationship between the competing deformation micro-mechanisms. Several others investigate shear-induced anisotropy of mechanical and/or transport properties, both in large-scale geologic objects and in laboratory samples. The remaining papers treat various aspects of rock physics and their industrial applications such as geothermics and reservoir characterization
Notes "Reprint from Pure and applied geophysics (PAGEOPH), Volume 166 (2009) No. 5-7"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Earthquake hazard analysis -- Congresses.
Volcanic hazard analysis -- Congresses.
Geophysics -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Vinciguerra, Sergio.
Bernabé, Yves.
ISBN 3034601220
9783034601221
OTHER TI Pure and applied geophysics