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Title Advances in earth science : from earthquakes to global warming / editors, P.R. Sammonds, J.M.T. Thompson.

Published London : Imperial College Press ; Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Publishing, [2007]


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Physical description xxvii, 314 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 24 cm.
Series Royal Society series on advances in science ; v. 2.
Royal Society series on advances in science ; v. 2.
Notes " ... articles originating from invited papers published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, [series A]."-- P. [4] of cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Profiles of the Editors and Authors ix -- Section 1 Environmental Change 1 -- Price of Climate Change / David S. Reay 3 -- Carbon in the Atmosphere and Terrestrial Biosphere in the Early Anthropocene / Yadvinder Malhi 25 -- Dust in the Earth System: The Biogeochemical Linking of Land, Air, and Sea / Andy Ridgwell, Karen E. Kohfeld 51 -- Late Permian Mass Extinction Event and Recovery: Biological Catastrophe in a Greenhouse World / Richard J. Twitchett 69 -- Section 2 Dynamics of the Earth 91 -- Space-Plasma Imaging - Past, Present and Future / Cathryn N. Mitchell 93 -- Fault Structure, Stress, Friction and Rupture Dynamics of Earthquakes / Eiichi Fukuyama 109 -- Some Remarks on the Time Scales of Magmatic Processes Occurring Beneath Island Arc Volcanoes / Simon P. Turner 133 -- Break-Up of Continents and the Generation of Ocean Basins / T. A. Minshull 153 -- Properties and Evolution of the Earth's Core and Geodynamo / F. Nimmo, D. Alfe 167 -- Section 3 Applied Earth Science 211 -- Giant Catastrophic Landslides / Christopher R. J. Kilburn 213 -- Remote Monitoring of the Earthquake Cycle using Satellite Radar Interferometry / Tim J. Wright 229 -- Human Influence on the Global Geochemical Cycle of Lead / Dominik J. Weiss, Malin E. Kylander, Matthew K. Reuer 245 -- Natural and Artificial Platinum and Palladium Occurrences World-Wide / Hazel M. Prichard 273 -- Data Assimilation and Objectively Optimised Earth Observation / David J. Lary, Anuradha Koratkar 293.
Other author Sammonds, P. R. (Peter R.)
Thompson, J. M. T.
Royal Society (Great Britain)
Subject Earth sciences.
Global environmental change.
Earth (Planet) -- Crust.
Other uniform title Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. A.
Other title Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society.
ISBN 9781860947612
9781860947629 (paperback)
186094762X (paperback)