Active geophysical monitoring is an important new method for studying time-evolving structures and states in the tectonically active Earth's lithosphere. It is based on repeated time-lapse observations and interpretation of rock-induced changes in geophysical fields periodically excited by controlled sources. In this book, the results of strategic systematic development and the application of new technologies for active geophysical monitoring are presented. The authors demonstrate that active monitoring may drastically change solid Earth geophysics, through the acquisition of substantially new information, based on high accuracy and real-time observations. Active monitoring also provides new means for disaster mitigation, in conjunction with substantial international and interdisciplinary cooperation. This title offers an introduction of a new concept. It is written by most experienced authors in the field, with comprehensiveness.
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Dr. Kasahara is a visiting Professor at both Shizuoka University in the department of earth sciences and at Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology. He is a technical advisor for Kawasaki Geological Engineering Co. Ltd., and JGI, Inc. Dr. Kasahara has written four previous books in the geosciences. Michael S. Zhdanov is Professor of Geophysics and Director of the Consortium for Electromagnetic Modeling and Inversion (CEMI) at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Dr. Zhdanov has authored more than 100 journal articles and 18 books on Geophysical Inverse Theory and related topics over the past 40 years.
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Book Description Elsevier Science, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 551 pages. 9.00x6.00x1.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0080452620
Book Description Elsevier Science, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0080452620
Book Description Elsevier Science, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0080452620