How Thick is a Fault? Fault Displacement-Thickness Scaling Revisited

  1. Rachel Abercrombie,
  2. Art McGarr,
  3. Giulio Di Toro and
  4. Hiroo Kanamori
  1. Zoe K. Shipton1,
  2. Aisling M. Soden1,
  3. James D. Kirkpatrick1,
  4. Aileen M. Bright2 and
  5. Rebecca J. Lunn3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/170GM19

Earthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting

Earthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting

How to Cite

Shipton, Z. K., Soden, A. M., Kirkpatrick, J. D., Bright, A. M. and Lunn, R. J. (2006) How Thick is a Fault? Fault Displacement-Thickness Scaling Revisited, in Earthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting (eds R. Abercrombie, A. McGarr, G. Di Toro and H. Kanamori), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/170GM19

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geographical And Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow Scotland

  2. 2

    Department of Geology, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 3

    Department of Civil Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904351

Online ISBN: 9781118666272

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Keywords:

  • Seismic waves;
  • Energy dissipation;
  • Faults (Geology);
  • Seismology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Shallow Normal Faults in Sandstone

  • Reactivated Normal Faults in Ignimbrites

  • Strike-Slip Faults in Granites from Seismogenic Depths

  • Discussion and Conclusions