Proceedings of the International Conference on the State of Stress in the Earth's Crust, organized by the Committee on Rock Mechanics of the Engineering Geology DiviSion of the Geological Society of America. Discussed are: (1) the scope of the conference subject material; (2) present fundamental theories used by the scientific and engineering disciplines concerned with stress in rock; (3) current theories and instruments used to obtain quantitative measurements of stress conditions in the earth's crust; and (4) applications of the information presented in the conference papers. 745 pp.
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