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Fractals and Dynamic Systems in Geoscience : Pageoph Topical Volumes - Tom G. Blenkinsop

Fractals and Dynamic Systems in Geoscience

Pageoph Topical Volumes

By: Tom G. Blenkinsop (Editor), Jorn H. Kruhl (Editor), Miriam Kupkova (Editor), Renata Dmowska (Editor)

Paperback Published: June 2000
ISBN: 9783764363093
Number Of Pages: 192

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Concepts and methods of fractal geometry penetrate various branches of human knowledge to an increasing degree. This tendency is particularly striking in the geosciences, because many processes occurring in and on the Earth result in time dependences and spatial patterns that have a fractal character. The contributions in this volume arose from the "3rd International Symposium on Fractals and Dynamic Systems in Geosciences", held at Stara Lesna, Slovakia in June, 1997. The volume contains new ideas and applications of fractal geometry in such diverse branches of geoscience as engineering geology, the physics of the lithosphere (including faulting, seismicity, and fluid flow), and climate behavior.

Prefacep. 485
Appolonian Packing and Fractal Shape of Grains Improving Geomechanical Properties in Engineering Geologyp. 487
Fractal Characterization of Particle Size Distributions in Chromitites from the Great Dyke, Zimbabwep. 505
Dynamics and Scaling Characteristics of Shear Crack Propagationp. 523
Fractal Approach of Structuring by Fragmentationp. 539
Micromorphic Continuum and Fractal Fracturing in the Lithospherep. 559
Spatial Distribution of Aftershocks and the Fractal Structure of Active Fault Systemsp. 575
Scale-invariance Properties in Seismicity of Southern Apennine Chain (Italy)p. 589
Variation of Permeability with Porosity in Sandstone Diagenesis Interpreted with a Fractal Pore Space Modelp. 603
Slow Two-phase Flow in Single Fractures: Fragmentation, Migration, and Fractal Patterns Simulated Using Invasion Percolation Modelsp. 621
Dynamic Model of the Infiltration Metasomatic Zonationp. 637
Wavelet Analysis of Nonstationary and Chaotic Time Series with an Application to the Climate Change Problemp. 653
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ISBN: 9783764363093
ISBN-10: 3764363096
Series: Pageoph Topical Volumes
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: June 2000
Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag AG
Country of Publication: CH
Dimensions (cm): 24.41 x 16.99  x 1.09
Weight (kg): 0.33

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