A Statistical Physics Approach to Earthquakes

  1. John B. Rundle,
  2. Donald L. Turcotte and
  3. William Klein
  1. D. L. Turcotte1,
  2. W. I. Newman2 and
  3. A. Gabrielov3

Published Online: 26 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM120p0083

Geocomplexity and the Physics of Earthquakes

Geocomplexity and the Physics of Earthquakes

How to Cite

Turcotte, D. L., Newman, W. I. and Gabrielov, A. (2000) A Statistical Physics Approach to Earthquakes, in Geocomplexity and the Physics of Earthquakes (eds J. B. Rundle, D. L. Turcotte and W. Klein), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM120p0083

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geological Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853

  2. 2

    Departments of Earth & Space Sciences, Physics & Astronomy, and Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095

  3. 3

    Departments of Mathematics and Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909783

Online ISBN: 9781118668375

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Keywords:

  • Earthquakes—Computer simulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Self-Organized Criticality

  • Hazard Assessment

  • Forest Fire Model

  • Inverse Cascade Model

  • Seismic Activation

  • Discussion