Exercises in Active Tectonics
by Nicholas Pinter
Publisher: Prentice Hall 1996
Number of pages: 165
This set of exercises is specially designed to accompany any tectonic geomorphology text. Emphasizing the principles and practices of problem- solving, it guide students through real-world research problems and techniques with step-by-step instructions and explanations. Topics include isostacy and locating earthquake epicenters.
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