surface earthquake


surface earthquake
поверхностное землетрясение

Англо-русский словарь по экологии. 2011.

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  • Earthquake engineering — is the study of the behavior of buildings and structures subject to seismic loading. It is a subset of both structural and civil engineering.The main objectives of earthquake engineering are: * Understand the interaction between buildings or… …   Wikipedia

  • Earthquake cloud — Earthquake clouds are clouds claimed to be signs of imminent earthquakes. The analyses of earthquake clouds as a form of earthquake prediction are generally not accepted by seismologists and other scientists.In chapter 32 of his work Brihat… …   Wikipedia

  • earthquake — [ʉrthkwāk΄] n. a shaking or trembling of the crust of the earth, caused by underground volcanic forces or by breaking and shifting of rock beneath the surface …   English World dictionary

  • earthquake — /errth kwayk /, n. 1. a series of vibrations induced in the earth s crust by the abrupt rupture and rebound of rocks in which elastic strain has been slowly accumulating. 2. something that is severely disruptive; upheaval. [1300 50; ME erthequake …   Universalium

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  • Surface wave magnitude — The Surface wave magnitude (MS) is one of the magnitude scales used in seismology to measure the size of an earthquake. It is based on measurements in Rayleigh surface waves that primarily travel along the uppermost layers of the earth. It is… …   Wikipedia

  • Surface wave — Diving grebe creates surface waves In physics, a surface wave is a mechanical wave that propagates along the interface between differing media, usually two fluids with different densities. A surface wave can also be an electromagnetic wave guided …   Wikipedia

  • Earthquake light — An earthquake light is an unusual luminous aerial phenomenon, similar in appearance to the aurora borealis, that allegedly appears in the sky at or near areas of tectonic stress, seismic activity or volcanic eruptions. Scientific evidence for the …   Wikipedia

  • earthquake — /ˈɜθkweɪk / (say erthkwayk) noun tremors or earth movements in the earth s crust when fracturing rocks send out a series of three distinct sets of shock waves (earthquake waves). Earthquakes are most common at the boundaries of tectonic plates,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Surface acoustic wave — A surface acoustic wave (SAW) is an acoustic wave traveling along the surface of a material having some elasticity, with an amplitude that typically decays exponentially with the depth of the substrate. This kind of wave is commonly used in… …   Wikipedia

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