3 edition of Chaotic processes in the geological sciences found in the catalog.
Chaotic processes in the geological sciences
|Statement||David A. Yuen, editor.|
|Series||The IMA volumes in mathematics and its applications ;, v. 41|
|Contributions||Yuen, David A.|
|LC Classifications||QE33.2.C48 C52 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||317 p. :|
|Number of Pages||317|
|ISBN 10||0387977899, 3540977899|
|LC Control Number||91046552|
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This IMA Volume in Mathematics and its Applications CHAOTIC PROCESSES IN THE GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES is based on the proceedings of a workshop which was an integral part of the 90 IMA program on "Dynamical Systems and their Applications". The workshop was intended to be an arena for scientific. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Papers from the Workshop on Chaotic Processes in the Geological Sciences, held Juneat the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications and at the Minnesota Supercomputer Institute, University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus.
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