Challenges in Making a Seismic Hazard Map for Alaska and the Aleutians

  1. Jeffrey T. Freymueller,
  2. Peter J. Haeussler,
  3. Robert L. Wesson and
  4. Göran Ekström
  1. Robert L. Wesson,
  2. Oliver S. Boyd,
  3. Charles S. Mueller and
  4. Arthur D. Frankel

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/179GM22

Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska

Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska

How to Cite

Wesson, R. L., Boyd, O. S., Mueller, C. S. and Frankel, A. D. (2008) Challenges in Making a Seismic Hazard Map for Alaska and the Aleutians, 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: 10.1029/179GM22

Author Information

  1. U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado, 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

  • Earth Quake History and Plate Tectonic Setting

  • Methodology

  • Regional Analysis of Seismic Sources

  • Description of Map

  • Problems Requiring Future Work

  • Conclusions