Renata Dmowska's Advances in Geophysics, Vol. 47 PDF

By Renata Dmowska

ISBN-10: 0120188473

ISBN-13: 9780120188475

Advances in Geophysics quantity forty five offers major issues of famous curiosity to the geophysical group. the 1st subject is ice debris within the surroundings. Mathematical descriptions of ice particle shapes, their development premiums, and their effect on cloud improvement are awarded. the second one subject is earthquakes and seismological mapping. The authors current their study regarding predicting the site and depth of earthquakes.

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3 m uplift (Plafker, 1972) is apparently only about half that for the preceding three earthquakes. There has been speculation that additional uplift will occur in a future rupture of the eastern segment of the 1964 earthquake zone or that the distribution of slip between the interface and crustal faults was different in the 1964 earthquake than in preceding events (Carver and McCalpin, 1996). Information on the coseismic and horizontal surface coseismic displacements have been used to develop models of fault slip during the earthquake.

By contrast, a purely viscoelastic model was not very successful because the predicted behavior either: (1) failed to fit the contemporary observations or (2) gave unrealistically large uplifts later in the earthquake cycle. A combined model involving both afterslip and viscoelastic flow did provide an adequate explanation for the data. The required afterslip was greater than that required in the purely elastic model because the slip had to be sufficient both to compensate for the subsidence produced by viscoelastic flow and to produce the observed vertical upward motion (Fig.

In B, the observed positions of the tide gauge are used. , constant rate, uplift is assumed for the tide gauge. Curves D, E, F, and G are relative uplifts assuming that the uplifts of the points being considered have the same time constant. The inset shows the migration of the point of maximum uplift in Fig. 12. From Brown et al. (1977). CRUSTAL DEFORMATION IN THE SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA 31 relaxation. 2 yr. That the transient decayed over a few years is important because other data reveal longer-lived postseismic transients, as we will discuss later.

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