By V.P. Dimri

it's with excitement that I write the foreword to this glorious booklet. quite a lot of observations in geology and solid-earth geophysics might be - plained when it comes to fractal distributions. during this quantity a set of - pers considers the fractal habit of the Earth's continental crust. The ebook starts off with a superb introductory bankruptcy through the editor Dr. V.P. Dimri. floor gravity anomalies are recognized to show power-law spectral habit below quite a lot of stipulations and scales. this is often self-affine fractal habit. motives of this habit stay debatable. In bankruptcy 2 V.P. Dimri and R.P. Srivastava version this habit utilizing Voronoi tessellations. one other method of knowing the constitution of the continental crust is to take advantage of electromagnetic induction experiments. back the implications usually express energy legislations spectral habit. In bankruptcy three ok. Bahr makes use of a fractal dependent random resister community version to give an explanation for the observations. different examples of power-law spectral observations come from quite a lot of good logs utilizing quite a few logging instruments. In bankruptcy four M. Fedi, D. Fiore, and M. los angeles Manna make the most of multifractal versions to provide an explanation for the habit of good logs from the most KTB borehole in Germany. In bankruptcy five V.V. Surkov and H. Tanaka version the electrokinetic currents which may be as- ciated with seismic electrical indications utilizing a fractal porous media. In bankruptcy 6 M. Pervukhina, Y. Kuwahara, and H. Ito use fractal n- works to correlate the elastic and electric homes of porous media.

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