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Tectonic deformation from the 2010 Maule (Chile) Mw 8.8 earthquakeincluded both uplift and subsidence along about 470 km of the central Chilean coast. In the south, deformation included as much as 3 m of uplift of the Arauco Peninsula, which produced emergent ...
Reference: Earthquake Spectra, Volume 28, No. S1, pages S39–S54, June 2012; 2012, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
<p>The coastal belt of HatayeSamandag in the East Mediterranean is marked by the intersection of the  AfricaneArabian and Eurasian (Anatolian platelet) plates, where several Quaternary shorelines related to relative sea-level changes can be seen above the ...
Filed under: Geology -  Coastal Geology
Reference: Quaternary International 262 (2012) 65e79
Saturday, 27 February 2010, at 6h34 UT, an Earthquake of magnitude 8.8 occurred on the Chilean subduction near the cities of Concepcion, Constitucion and Valparaiso. This event takes place in a long list of earthquakes which have been occurring all along the ...
Reference: On behalf of direction of International associate Laboratory (LIA) «Montessus de Ballore»
<p>Holocene and Pleistocene tectonic deformation of the coast in the Mexico subudction margin is recorded by geomorphic and stratigraphic markers. We document the spatial and temporal variability of active deformation on the coastal Mexican subduction margin. ...
Reference: Pure Appl. Geophys. 2010 Springer Basel AG
 
On Saturday, February 27, 2010, at 03:34 a.m. local time (06:34:14 UTC), an Mw 8.8 earthquake struck the central south region of Chile, affecting an area with a population exceeding eight million people, including 6.1M, 0.8M, and 0.9M in the urban areas around ...
Reference: EERI Special Earthquake Report — June 2010
<p>Plate tectonics after the 26 December 2004 Great Sumatra earthquake resulted in major topological changes in the Andaman and Nicobar islands. Aerial and land reconnaissance surveys of those islands after the earthquake provide evidence of spectacular plate ...
Reference: Earthquake Spectra, Volume 22, No. S3, pages S43–S66, June 2006
It is commonly thought that the longer the time since last earthquake, the larger the next earthquake's slip will be. But this logical predictor of earthquake size, unsuccessful for large earthquakes on a strike-slip fault2, fails also with the giant 1960 ...
Reference: NATURE|Vol 437|15 September 2005
Damage from large Himalayan earthquakes recorded in Tibet and in Northern India suggests that earthquakes may attain M = 8.2. Seismic gaps along two-thirds of the Himalaya that have developed in the past five centuries, when combined with geodetic convergence ...
Reference: ANNALS OF GEOPHYSICS, VOL. 47, N. 2/3, April/June 2004
 
<p>The goals of the workshop were: 1) To foster integration of sub-disciplines within the solid earth sciences 2) Recognition of important research areas and merging needs 3) Integration of teaching and research and 4) Discussion of needs and methods of interaction ...
Reference: A White Paper resulting from a workshop held at Denver Colorado, September 22nd and 23rd, 2002 sponsored by the Tectonics Program, Earth Sciences Division, and National Science Foundation (GEO/EAR).