Self-Organized Criticality: Consequences for Statistics and Predictability of Earthquakes

  1. William I. Newman,
  2. Andrei Gabrielov and
  3. Donald L. Turcotte
  1. Per Bak,
  2. Kim Christensen and
  3. Zeev Olami

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM083p0069

Nonlinear Dynamics and Predictability of Geophysical Phenomena

Nonlinear Dynamics and Predictability of Geophysical Phenomena

How to Cite

Bak, P., Christensen, K. and Olami, Z. (1994) Self-Organized Criticality: Consequences for Statistics and Predictability of Earthquakes, in Nonlinear Dynamics and Predictability of Geophysical Phenomena (eds W. I. Newman, A. Gabrielov and D. L. Turcotte), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM083p0069

Author Information

  1. Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904696

Online ISBN: 9781118670019

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Keywords:

  • Geodynamics;
  • Chaotic behavior in systems;
  • Nonlinear theories

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Soc Spring-Block Models of Earthquakes

  • Are Earthquakes Chaotic?