paleoseismology


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paleoseismology

[‚pā·lē·ō·sīz′mäl·ə·jē]
(paleontology)
The study of geological evidence for past earthquakes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Hence, the scalar seismic moment calculate d from data of seismographs, geodetic measurements, and in paleoseismology according to geological displacements (Pancha et al., 2006; Selvaggi et al., 1997).
Future trends in paleoseismology: integrated study of the seismic landscape as a vital tool in seismic hazard analyses.
Obermeier, "Using liquefaction-induced and other soft-sediment features forpaleoseismic analysis," in Paleoseismology, J.
In October 2010, the IBERFAULT 2010 meeting (First Iberian Meeting on Active Faults and Paleoseismology, http://www.iberfault.org/ iberfault_2010/) was held in Siguenza (Spain), bringing together a large number of specialists.
* Earthquake geology and paleoseismology: studies of the history,