Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Geological Quote of the Week - What is that?

I was reading through a book on chaos theory and geology and I just found this line funny.
"With the help of a technical device called a return map which we shall not attempt to describe..."
i.e., yea, we don't know what it is either.

Goodings, D., 1991, Chaos in a time series, in Middleton, G.V., Ed., Nonlinear dynamics, chaos and fractals with applications to geological systems,Short Course Notes, V. 9: Toronto, Ontario, Geological Association of Canada, p. 35-46.

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