Horizons in Earth Science Research. Volume 23


Benjamin Veress and Jozsi Szigethy (Editors)

Series: Horizons in Earth Science Research
BISAC: SCI019000
DOI: https://doi.org/10.52305/BKJH7104

This volume contains five chapters describing recent advances in earth science research. Chapter One describes the way of allowance for rheologic properties of layered Earth stratum in the study of seismic waves. Chapter Two defines the importance of petrological and geochemical characterization of Tisza River sediments, noting the importance of determining the origin of metals in terms of environmental protection. Chapter Three includes a deterministic seismic hazard analysis for Chhattisgarh, India. Chapter Four describes a detailed study on the lithostratigraphic units and determination of their biostratigraphic limits by detecting biofacies, particularly macrofossils, recognizing the Pleistocene and Quaternary boundary and incorporating the identification of its intervals from a lithostratigraphic point of view. Finally, Chapter Five covers the step-by-step procedure for evaluating seismic hazard in terms of peak ground acceleration at bedrock level using the classical Cornell-McGuire’s Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment method.

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Simple Way of Allowance for Rheologic Properties of Layered Earth Stratum in Study of Seismic Waves
(Oleksandr Kendzera, Jeremiah Rushchitsky and Yuliia Semenova – S. I. Subbotin Institute of Geophysics, Kyiv, Ukraine, et al.)

Chapter 2. Petrological and Geochemical Characterisation of Tisza River Sediments
(S. Štrbac – Institute of Chemistry, Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia)

Chapter 3. Deterministic Seismic Hazard Assessment for Major District Headquarters of Chhattisgarh State (India)
(Ashish Kumar Parashar – Department of Civil Engineering, SOS, Engineering & Technology, GGV (Central University), Bilaspur, India)

Chapter 4. Microfacies Analysis and Depositional Environments of Qeshm Limestone in Qeshm and Kish Islands, Persian Gulf, Iran
(Nazgol Sharoonizadeh and Massih Afghah – Department of Geology, Faculty of Geology, Paleontology and Stratigraphy, Shiraz Azad University, Shiraz, Iran)

Chapter 5. A Step-by-Step Procedure to Perform Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis for a Seismically Passive Region Using a Logic-Tree Approach
(Ranjeet Joshi, Sudhir Singh Bhadauria and Suresh Singh Kushwaha – Department of Civil Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India)


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