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Seismicity, Fault Rupture and Earthquake Hazards in Slowly Deforming Regions

Product Code: SP432
Series: GSL Special Publications
Author/Editor: Edited by A. Landgraf, S. Kuebler, E. Hintersberger and S. Stein
Publication Date: 01 February 2017
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Special Publication 432

Palaeoseismic records and seismological data from continental interiors increasingly show that these areas of slow strain accumulation are more subject to seismic and associated natural hazards than previously thought.  Moreover, some of our instincts developed for assessing hazards at plate boundaries might not apply here. Hence assessing hazards and drawing implications for the future is challenging, and how well it can be done heavily depends on the ability to assess the spatiotemporal distribution of past large earthquakes. This book explores some key issues in understanding hazards in slowly deforming areas. Examples include classic intraplate regions, such as Central and Northern Europe, Mongolia, Inner Mongolia, Australia, and North and South America, and regions of widely distributed strain, such as the Tien Shan Mountains in Central Asia. The papers in this volume are grouped into two sections. The first section deals with instrumental and historical earthquake data and associated hazard assessments. The second section covers methods from structural geology, palaeoseismology and tectonic geomorphology, and incorporates field evidence.

Published online 10/01/2017. Print copies available from 01/02/2017.

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Type: Book
Ten Digit ISBN:
Thirteen Digit ISBN: 9781862397453
Publisher: GSL
Binding: Hardback
Pages: 261
Weight: 0.95 kg

Contents

LANDGRAF, A., KüBLER, S., HINTERSBERGER, E. & STEIN, S. Active tectonics, earthquakes and palaeoseismicity in slowly deforming continents

Seismology and Hazard

STEIN, S., LIU, M., CAMELBEECK, T., MERINO, M., LANDGRAF, A., HINTERSBERGER, E. & KüBLER, S. Challenges in assessing seismic hazard in intraplate Europe

ZöLLER, G., ULLAH, S., BINDI, D., PAROLAI, S. & MIKHAILOVA, N. The largest expected earthquake magnitudes in Central Asia: statistical inference from an earthquake catalogue with uncertain magnitudes

KRüGER, F., KULIKOVA, G. & LANDGRAF, A. Instrumental magnitude constraints for the 11 July 1889, Chilik earthquake

AGURTO-DETZEL, H., ASSUMPçãO, M., BIANCHI, M. & PIRCHINER, M. Intraplate seismicity in mid-plate South America: correlations with geophysical lithospheric parameters

COSTAIN, J. K. Groundwater recharge as the trigger of naturally occurring intraplate earthquakes

Earthquake Geology

MöRNER, N.-A. Views on the dialectics between seismology and palaeoseismology with examples from southern Scandinavia

KüBLER, S., STREICH, R., LüCK, E., HOFFMANN, M., FRIEDRICH, A. M. & STRECKER, M. R. Active faulting in a populated low-strain setting (Lower Rhine Graben, Central Europe) identified by geomorphic, geophysical and geological analysis

SHIPTON, Z. K.,MEGHRAOUI,M. & MONRO, L. Seismic slip on the west flank of the Upper Rhine Graben (France–Germany): evidence from tectonic morphology and cataclastic deformation bands

CLARK, D., MCPHERSON, A., CUPPER, M., COLLINS, C. D. N. & NELSON, G. The Cadell Fault, southeastern Australia: a record of temporally clustered morphogenic seismicity in a low-strain intraplate region

WALKER, R. T., WEGMANN, K. W., BAYASGALAN, A., CARSON, R. J., ELLIOTT, J., FOX, M., NISSEN, E., SLOAN, R. A.,WILLIAMS, J. M.&WRIGHT, E. The Egiin Davaa prehistoric rupture, central Mongolia: a large magnitude normal faulting earthquake on a reactivated fault with little cumulative slip located in a slowly deforming intraplate setting

RUDERSDORF, A., HARTMANN, K., YU, K., STAUCH, G. & REICHERTER, K. Seismites as indicators for Holocene seismicity in the northeastern Ejina Basin, Inner Mongolia

ARROWSMITH, J. R., CROSBY, C. J., KORZHENKOV, A. M.,MAMYROV, E., POVOLOTSKAYA, I., GURALNIK, B. &LANDGRAF, A. Surface rupture of the 1911 Kebin (Chon–Kemin) earthquake, Northern Tien Shan, Kyrgyzstan

 

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