Rapid Ice Mass Loss: Does It Have an Influence on Earthquake Occurrence in Southern Alaska?

  1. Jeffrey T. Freymueller,
  2. Peter J. Haeussler,
  3. Robert L. Wesson and
  4. Göran Ekström
  1. Jeanne M. Sauber1 and
  2. Natalia A. Ruppert2

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/179GM21

Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska

Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska

How to Cite

Sauber, J. M. and Ruppert, N. A. (2008) Rapid Ice Mass Loss: Does It Have an Influence on Earthquake Occurrence in Southern Alaska?, 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: 10.1029/179GM21

Author Information

  1. 1

    Planetary Geodynamics Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space, Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, USA

  2. 2

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

  • Glacio-Seismotectonics of Southern Alaska

  • Stress Changes Due to Ice Mass Fluctuations and Calculation of FSM

  • Seismicity Catalog

  • Significance of Seismicity Rate Changes

  • Discussion and Summary