(NAS Colloquium) Earthquake Prediction: The Scientific Challenge
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(NAS Colloquium) Earthquake Prediction:
The Scientific Challenge



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128 pages | 8.5 x 11

Table of Contents

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Front Matter i-ii
Earthquake prediction: The scientific challenge 3719-3720
Earthquake prediction: The interaction of public policy and science 3721-3725
Initiation process of earthquakes and its implications for seismic hazard reduction strategy 3726-3731
Intermediate- and long-term earthquake prediction 3732-3739
Scale dependence in earthquake phenomena and its relevance to earthquake prediction 3740-3747
Intermediate-term earthquake prediction 3748-3755
A selective phenomenology of the seismicity of Southern California 3756-3763
The repetition of large-earthquake ruptures 3764-3771
Hypothesis testing and earthquake prediction 3772-3775
What electrical measurements can say about changes in fault systems 3776-3780
Geochemical challenge to earthquake prediction 3781-3786
Implications of fault constitutive properties for earthquake prediction 3787-3794
Nonuniformity of the constitutive law parameters for shear rupture and quasistatic nucleation to dynamic rupture: A physical model of earthquake generation processes 3795-3802
Rock friction and its implications for earthquake prediction examined via models of Parkfield earthquakes 3803-3810
Slip complexity in earthquake fault models 3811-3818
Dynamic friction and the origin of the complexity of earthquake sources 3819-3824
Slip complexity in dynamic models of earthquake faults 3825-3829
The organization of seismicity on fault networks 3830-3837
Geometric incompatibility in a fault system 3838-3842
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National Academy of Sciences. (NAS Colloquium) Earthquake Prediction: The Scientific Challenge. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1996.

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