Review by: Allen W. Hatheway

McCalpin has spent the last 20 years, fortunately for our profession, expanding and enhancing the body of knowledge on paleoseismology. This book is McCalpin's revision of his first edited and authored compendium. The first edition of 1996 captured the admiration of the GSA (Burwell Award) and of the Association of Engineering Geologists (Holdredge Award), both bestowed in recognition of the value of his edited and authored assemblage of useful professional knowledge.

McCalpin brings together other experts, both peripheral and closely aligned, to continually increase the level of understanding and applicability of paleoseismology. He has defined...

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