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Publications tagged with [active tectonics]

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In a tectonically complex area of northwest Pakistan, MOL Pakistan and its partners acquired two 3D seismic surveys. Extreme topography led to irregular shooting geometry. Varied surface access over this terrain required a mix of Vibroseis and dynamite source ...
Reference: 2011 EAGE first break volume 29, May 2011
In this paper the structural relationships and their interpretations were investigated and analyzed in detail with the aim of unravelling the tectonic evolution of the Nigerian basement.
Reference: Journal of Engineering and Technology Research Vol. 3(4), pp. 133-138, April 2011
This study attempts to delineate the late Quaternary morphotectonic evolution of the coastal zone of southern Lesvos Island (NE Aegean Sea) on the basis of detailed field mapping of different sea level indicators.
Filed under: Geology -  Coastal Geology
Reference: 2 nd INQUA-IGCP-567 International Workshop on Active Tectonics, Earthquake Geology, Archaeology and Engineering, Corinth, Greece (2011)
The goal of this paper is to show which areas are particularly prone to earthquake-induced slope failure. In this regard, the paper considers the short- and long-term effects of geological, tectonic, climatic and morphological conditions. Case histories related ...
Reference: 2nd INQUA-IGCP-567 International Workshop on Active Tectonics, Earthquake Geology, Archaeology and Engineering, Corinth, Greece (2011)
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»
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
The frontal fault system - the Himalayan Frontal Thrust (HFT) associated with the foreland fold - Janauri Anticline, along with other major as well as secondary hinterland thrust faults, provides an ideal site to study the ongoing tectonic activity which has ...
Reference: Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 29 (2007) 604-618
<p>The 8th October 2005 Kashmir Earthquake Mw 7.6 involved primarily thrust motion on a NE-dipping fault. Sub-pixel correlation of ENVISAT SAR images gives the location of the 80 km-long fault trace (within 300&ndash; 800 m) and a 3D surface displacement field ...
Reference: GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. 33, L20310, doi:10.1029/2006GL027193, 2006
A crustal-scale shear zone network at the fossil brittle-to-viscous transition exposed at Cap de Creus, NE Spain evolved by coeval fracturing and viscous, mylonitic overprinting of an existing foliation.
Reference: Journal of Structural Geology 28 (2006) 1228-1243
<p>The active deformation of the southwestern United States (30 - 41 N) is represented by a finite number of rotating, elastic-plastic spherical caps.</p>
Reference: JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 110, B07401, doi:10.1029/2004JB003307, 2005