Pore Pressure in Geophysics

  1. H. C. Heard,
  2. I. Y. Borg,
  3. N. L. Carter and
  4. C. B. Raleigh
  1. W. F. Brace

Published Online: 15 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM016p0265

Flow and Fracture of Rocks

Flow and Fracture of Rocks

How to Cite

Brace, W. F. (1972) Pore Pressure in Geophysics, in Flow and Fracture of Rocks (eds H. C. Heard, I. Y. Borg, N. L. Carter and C. B. Raleigh), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM016p0265

Author Information

  1. Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1972

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900162

Online ISBN: 9781118664063



  • Casco granite;
  • Cavity shape;
  • Earthquakes;
  • Geophysics;
  • Pore pressure;
  • Quincy granite;
  • Rocks;
  • Westerly granite


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Effective Pressure

  • Cavities in Rocks

  • Crack Closure and Its Effects

  • Applications