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Electromagnetic Geophysical Fields

Precursors to Earthquakes and Tsunamis; Impacts on the Brain and Heart

Benefits

  • Describes a new mathematical model for the magnetic location of the epicenter of a possible earthquake along with recommendations for earthquake monitoring

  • Describes novel marine and land monitoring systems to investigate precursory phenomena and provide multi-disciplinary data for seismic prognosis

  • Interprets the impact of geomagnetic storms on the brain's bioelectric activity

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Oleg Novik, Feodor Smirnov, Maxim Volgin
    Pages 15-33
  3. Oleg Novik, Feodor Smirnov, Maxim Volgin
    Pages 35-59
  4. Oleg Novik, Feodor Smirnov, Maxim Volgin
    Pages 61-67
  5. Oleg Novik, Feodor Smirnov, Maxim Volgin
    Pages 69-89
  6. Oleg Novik, Feodor Smirnov, Maxim Volgin
    Pages 91-103
  7. Oleg Novik, Feodor Smirnov, Maxim Volgin
    Pages 105-128
  8. Oleg Novik, Feodor Smirnov, Maxim Volgin
    Pages 129-137
  9. Oleg Novik, Feodor Smirnov, Maxim Volgin
    Pages 139-169
  10. Oleg Novik, Feodor Smirnov, Maxim Volgin
    Pages 195-214
  11. Oleg Novik, Feodor Smirnov, Maxim Volgin
    Pages 215-218
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 219-225

About this book

Introduction

This book develops the theory of electromagnetic (EM) precursors to seaquakes (i.e. underwater earthquakes) and tsunamis, including the sequential stages of the transformation of a weak seismic mechanical excitation of the sea bottom into EM signals in the atmosphere.  It further examines the relationship between geophysics and biophysics, using appropriate mathematical support. Also described is a new model for the magnetic location of the epicenter of a possible land earthquake, as well as a block-scheme of a multidisciplinary multilevel seaquake monitoring complex. Finally, there is a detailed investigation into measured changes of brain bioelectric activity and heart functioning under the influence of moderate geomagnetic storms.

Keywords

Geophysical Field Geo-Biophysics Seismo-EM Seismo-thermal Earthquake monitoring Geomagnetic Storm Space Weather Bioelectric Activity String-diffusion System seismic prognosis

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.IZMIRAN of the Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.IZMIRAN of the Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  3. 3.IZMIRAN of the Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

About the authors

Dr. Oleg Bencionovich Novik has published over one hundred papers and a monograph on partial and ordinary differential equations, namely: string-diffusion systems of partial differential equations, ordinary differential equations with shock waves, applications in hydrodynamics, magneto-thermo-elasticity theory, optimal control in hydrogeology, and geophysics including the magnetic storms’ influence on the brain, land, and marine geodynamics. He is a researcher at IZMIRAN and part-time lecturer in mathematical and functional analysis, partial differential equations, ordinary differential equations, and optimization theory at St. Petersburg State University, Moscow Energy Institute (Technical University), and Moscow State Geological Prospecting University.

Feodor Alexandrovich Smirnov’s work is connected with measuring the electric potentials of the human cerebral cortex. Since 2005 he has been a junior researcher in the laboratory of Dr. Novik where he is investigating the cosmic weather influence on the coherence of the brain electromagnetic processes.    

Maxim Nikolaevich Volgin is a Ph. D student at IZMIRAN where he is investigating the computational methods for partial differential equations and their application in the magnetic location of the earthquake epicenters. The results are published in Russian and English, including papers presented at scientific conferences, and will be included in his PhD thesis.

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