Table of contents for Earthshaking science : what we know (and don't know) about earthquakes / Susan Elizabeth Hough.


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Counter Preface ix
Acknowledgments xv
ONE: The Plate Tectonics Revolution 1
TWO: Sizing Up Earthquakes 24
THREE: Earthquake Interactions 52
FOUR: Ground Motions 80
FIVE: The Holy Grail of Earthquake Prediction 107
SIX: Mapping Seismic Hazard 131
SEVEN: A Journey Back in Time 165
EIGHT: Bringing the Science Home 192
Notes 225
Suggested Reading 227
Index 23 1


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Earthquakes