Paleoseismicity and Neotectonics of the Aleutian Subduction Zone—An Overview

  1. Jeffrey T. Freymueller,
  2. Peter J. Haeussler,
  3. Robert L. Wesson and
  4. Göran Ekström
  1. Gary Carver2,† and
  2. George Plafker4,‡

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/179GM03

Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska

Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska

How to Cite

Carver, G. and Plafker, G. (2008) Paleoseismicity and Neotectonics of the Aleutian Subduction Zone—An Overview, in Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska (eds J. T. Freymueller, P. J. Haeussler, R. L. Wesson and G. Ekström), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C. doi: 10.1029/179GM03

Author Information

  1. 2

    Carver Geologic Inc.Kodiak, Alaska, USA

  2. 4

    Plafker Geohazard Consultants, Woodside, California, USA

  1. Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, USA

  2. U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904443

Online ISBN: 9781118666395

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Keywords:

  • Geology, Structural—Alaska;
  • Earthquake zones—Alaska;
  • Geodynamics—Alaska

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Neotectonic Setting of the Aleutian Subduction Zone

  • Subduction Zone Segmentation and Great Earthquakes of the Recent Dislocation Cycle

  • Paleoseismology

  • Chronology of Great Aleutian Subduction Zone Paleoearthquakes

  • Summary and Conclusions