Active Geophysical Monitoring by Junzo KasaharaActive Geophysical Monitoring by Junzo Kasahara

Active Geophysical Monitoring

byJunzo KasaharaEditorValeri Korneev, Michael S. Zhdanov

Paperback | March 12, 2010

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Active geophysical monitoring is an important new method for studying time-evolving structures and states in the tectonically active Earth's lithosphere. It is based on repeated time-lapse observations and interpretation of rock-induced changes in geophysical fields periodically excited by controlled sources.

In this book, the results of strategic systematic development and the application of new technologies for active geophysical monitoring are presented. The authors demonstrate that active monitoring may drastically change solid Earth geophysics, through the acquisition of substantially new information, based on high accuracy and real-time observations. Active monitoring also provides new means for disaster mitigation, in conjunction with substantial international and interdisciplinary cooperation.



  • Introduction of a new concept
  • Most experienced authors in the field
  • Comprehensiveness
Dr. Kasahara is a professor of emeritus of the University of Tokyo, a visiting Professor at both Shizuoka University in the department of earth sciences and at Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology. He is a technical advisor for Kawasaki Geological Engineering Co. Ltd., and JGI, Inc. Dr. Kasahara has written four previous b...
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Title:Active Geophysical MonitoringFormat:PaperbackDimensions:572 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:March 12, 2010Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080974848

ISBN - 13:9780080974842

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Table of Contents

Part I. General concept and historical review; 1. General concept of active geophysical monitoring; 2. Active monitoring targets;Pa rt II. Theory and technology of active monitoring; 3. Technology of active monitoring; 4. Signal processing and accuracy control in active monitoring; 5. Theory of data analysis and interpretation;Part III. Case histories; 6. Regional active monitoring experiments