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M8.0 Wenchuan earthquake

The M8.0 Wenchuan Earthquake occurred in China on May 12, 2008, killing over 69,000 people and displacing millions from their homes. This was one of the most catastrophic natural disasters on record. This book includes 5 chapters describing the tectonic setting and historical earthquakes around the...

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Main Author: Xing, Huilin.
Other Authors: Xu, Xiwei, 1962-, SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Berlin ; London : Springer, 2011.
Physical Description: 1 online resource.
Series: Lecture notes in earth sciences ; 123.