paleoseismology


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paleoseismology

[‚pā·lē·ō·sīz′mäl·ə·jē]
(paleontology)
The study of geological evidence for past earthquakes.
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A Contribution to INQUA from its Sub-Commission on Paleoseismology at the 16th International INQUA Congress in Reno, Nevada.
Paleoseismology is a field of research that allows to characterize past earthquakes and to determine the seismic potential of the source faults based on the interpretation of the geological record.
1993) Paleoseismology of great earthquakes of the late Holocene.
Tectonic geomorphology and paleoseismology of the Septentrional fault system, Dominican Republic", en Active strike slips and collisional tectonics of the Northern Caribbean Plate Boundary Zone (editores Dolan, J.
In October 2010, the IBERFAULT 2010 meeting (First Iberian Meeting on Active Faults and Paleoseismology, http://www.
A New Approach to Paleoseismology, Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, 316 pp.
Stress accumulation across these two sections of the southern San Andreas, and studies of their paleoseismology, suggest that we are now at, or passing, their mean recurrence intervals of 300 and 140 years, respectively, (4)" Johnson explains.
Tectonic geomorphology of mountains; a new approach to paleoseismology.
Probability of a great earthquake to recur in the Tokai district, Japan: reevaluation based on newly-developed paleoseismology, plate tectonics, tsunami study, microseismicity and geodetic measurements, Earth Planets Space, 51, 147-157.
PALEOSEISMOLOGY OF THE NEW MADRID SEISMIC ZONE FROM TREE RINGS.
1998: Tectonic geomorphology and paleoseismology of the Septentrional fault system, Dominican Republic.