Geological and Geophysical Evaluation of the Mechanisms of the Great 1899 Yakutat Bay Earthquakes

  1. Jeffrey T. Freymueller,
  2. Peter J. Haeussler,
  3. Robert L. Wesson and
  4. Göran Ekström
  1. George Plafker and
  2. Wayne Thatcher

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/179GM12

Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska

Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska

How to Cite

Plafker, G. and Thatcher, W. (2008) Geological and Geophysical Evaluation of the Mechanisms of the Great 1899 Yakutat Bay Earthquakes, 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: 10.1029/179GM12

Author Information

  1. 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

  • Geologic and Tectonic setting

  • 1899 Deformation

  • A Revised Deformation Model

  • Paleoseismology

  • Earthquake Seismograms and Seismic Moment

  • Crustal Deformation and Faulting Models

  • Earthquake Hazards and Seismic Gaps

  • Summary and Conclusions