Issue No. 05 - September/October (2003 vol. 5)
John B. Rundle , University of California, Davis
<p>Self-organized criticality in earth systems reviews recent research that applies a variety of statistical and statistical mechanical techniques to current problems of interest in the earth sciences. The topics it covers are similar in many respects to Donald L. Turcotte's now-classic work fractals and chaos in geology and geophysics (first published by Cambridge university press, 1992), and more recently updated (Cambridge university press, 1997).</p>
J. B. Rundle, "Scaling and Critical Phenomena In Nature," in Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 5, no. , pp. 80-82, 2003.