Earthquake Prediction and Forecasting

  1. R.S.J. Sparks and
  2. C.J. Hawkesworth
  1. David D. Jackson

Published Online: 2 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/150GM26

The State of the Planet: Frontiers and Challenges in Geophysics

The State of the Planet: Frontiers and Challenges in Geophysics

How to Cite

Jackson, D. D. (2004) Earthquake Prediction and Forecasting, in The State of the Planet: Frontiers and Challenges in Geophysics (eds R.S.J. Sparks and C.J. Hawkesworth), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/150GM26

Author Information

  1. Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Ucla, Los Angeles, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904153

Online ISBN: 9781118666012

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Keywords:

  • Geophysics—Research

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definitions

  • “Normal” Properties of Earthquakes

  • General Comments on Methodology

  • Earthquake Forecasting from Past Seismicity

  • Time-Dependent Forecasting

  • Earthquake Precursors

  • Stress Evolution

  • Discussion