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Properties and Processes of Crustal Fault Zones, Volume 2

  • Presents broad perspectives on crustal fault zones
  • Provides broad state-of-the-art perspectives on earthquakes and crustal fault zones
  • This volume deals about new opportunities for advancing the understanding of fault zone and earthquake processes

Series: Pageoph Topical Volumes

By: Yehuda Ben-Zion(Editor), Antonio Rovelli(Editor)

Birkhäuser Verlag

Paperback | Jun 2015 | #226147 | ISBN-13: 9783034809238
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About this book

Recent theoretical developments, acquisitions of large seismic and other data sets, detailed geological studies and novel laboratory experiments offer new opportunities for advancing the understanding of fault zone and earthquake processes. The present and a previous volume provide broad state-of-the-art perspectives on earthquakes and crustal fault zones. Subjects discussed in Properties and Processes of Crustal Fault Zones, Volume 2 include imaging of fault zones and the crust, microstructural analyses of fault zone rocks, long paleoseismic record, inferences on stress, stress drops and fault geometries, properties of dynamic ruptures, generation and healing of rock damage, temporal changes of attenuation, postseismic deformation and scaling of earthquake source properties. The volume will be useful to students and professional researchers from Earth Sciences, Material Sciences, Physics and other disciplines, who are interested in properties and processes of earthquakes and faults.


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