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aseismic

[ā′sīz·mik]
(geophysics)
Not subject to the occurrence or destructive effects of earthquakes.
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Juan Fernandez Ridge (JFR) is an aseismic ridge formed by an aseismic chain of seamounts and islands that includes the Friday (Farley et al, 1993) and Domingo (Devey et al, 2003) seamounts at the western edge, and the O'Higgins guyot (Vergara & Morales, 1985) close to the Chile-Peru trench, with a total length of ~800 km (Fig.
Episodic aseismic slip at plate boundaries, Treatise on Geophysics 4: 445-472.
Competent building elevation for incorporating base isolation in aseismic structure, Procedia Engineering 50: 882-892.
Integrating socio-economics in the development of criteria for the aseismic design of reinforced concrete structures".
Localization of brittle neo-tectonic features with the fault traces, tilt of sandstone and conglomerate without brittle deformation are the evidences of aseismic creep movement along the faults.
Applicants must comply with minimum tasks, definitions and parameters, among which are producing gravimetric, aeromagnetic, geological, geochemical and aseismic 3D surveys.
Environmental response in the Pacific to aseismic Cocos Ridge subduction (Panama and Costa Rica)
ASEISMIC SHIFT is occurring in board-rooms around the world that will arguably have greater impact on how corporations are run than any other single development in the history of publicly traded companies.
ASEISMIC shift in our attitude towards the sort of vehicles we buy during the next few years could be the aftermath of one of the worst winters in living memory.
Some involve the redistribution of pore fluids and triggered aseismic creep, while others simply consider them as aftershocks of the directly triggered events.