The author, an associate director of the Institute for Geophysics at the University of Texas at Austin, has focused his life's research and writings into this treatise on deep earthquakes—the mysterious temblors that rip the Earth more than 50 km below its surface. Written for a broad audience—from nonscientists to deep-earthquake specialists—the book includes a comprehensive wealth of narrative, statistics, and illustration about this enigmatic seismologic phenomenon.

Deep Earthquakes. Cliff Frohlich. 2006. Cambridge University Press, 573 pp., $150.00.

Short-term Earthquake Prediction: Location, time and magnitude calculation of future earthquakes based on principles of applied geophysics. Constantine Thanassoulas. 2007....

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