Active Tectonics of Interior Alaska: Seismicity, Gps Geodesy, and Local Geomorphology

  1. Jeffrey T. Freymueller,
  2. Peter J. Haeussler,
  3. Robert L. Wesson and
  4. Göran Ekström
  1. Natalia A. Ruppert1,
  2. Kenneth D. Ridgway2,
  3. Jeffrey T. Freymueller3,
  4. Ryan S. Cross4 and
  5. Roger A. Hansen1

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/179GM06

Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska

Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska

How to Cite

Ruppert, N. A., Ridgway, K. D., Freymueller, J. T., Cross, R. S. and Hansen, R. A. (2008) Active Tectonics of Interior Alaska: Seismicity, Gps Geodesy, and Local Geomorphology, 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: 10.1029/179GM06

Author Information

  1. 1

    Alaska Earthquake Information Center, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  3. 3

    Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

  4. 4

    Tetra Tech Ec, Inc.,Bothell, Washington, 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

  • Overview of Seismicity and Tectonic Models

  • Analysis of Recent Seismicity

  • Geomorphic Data

  • GPS Constraints on Deformation

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions