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Title Active tectonics and seismic potential of Alaska / Jeffrey T. Freymueller, Peter J. Haeussler, Robert L. Wesson, Göran Ekström, editors
Published Washington, D.C. : American Geophysical Union, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 431 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color)
Series Geophysical monograph series, 0065-8448 ; 179
Geophysical monograph ; 179
Contents Active deformation processes in Alaska, based on 15 years of GPS measurements / Jeffrey T. Freymueller, Hilary Woodard, Steven C. Cohen, Ryan Cross, Julie Elliot, Christopher F. Larsen, Sigrún Hreinsdóttir, and Chris Zweck -- Paleoseismicity and neotechtonics of the Aleutian subduction zone: an overview / Gary Carver and George Plafker -- Neotectonics of the Yakutat collision: changes in deformation driven by mass redistribution / James B. Chapman, Terry L. Pavlis, Sean Gulick, Aaron Berger, Lindsay Lowe, James Spotila, Ronald Bruhn, Michael Vorkink, Peter Koons, Adam Barker, Carlos Picornell, Ken Ridgway, Bernard Hallet, John Jaeger, and James McCalpin -- An overview of the neotectonics of interior Alaska: far-field deformation from the Yakutat microplate collision / Peter J. Haeussler -- Active tectonics of interior Alaska: seismicity, GPS geodesy, and local geomorphology / Natalia A. Ruppert, Kenneth D. Ridgway, Jeffrey T. Freymueller, Ryan S. Cross, and Roger A. Hansen
Geological and geophysical evaluation of the mechanisms of the Great 1899 Yakutat Bay earthquakes / George Plafker and Wayne Thatcher -- Yakataga fold-and-thrust belt: structural geometry and tectonic implications of a small continental collision zone / Wesley K. Wallace -- Identifying active structures in the Kayak Island and Pamplona zones: implications for offshore tectonics of the Yakutat microplate, Gulf of Alaska / Lindsay L. Worthington, Sean P.S. Gulick, and Terry L. Pavis
Neogene exhumation of the Tordrillo Mountains, Alaska, and correlations with Denali (Mount McKinley) / Peter J. Haeussler, Paul O'Sullivan, Aaron L. Berger, and James A. Spotila -- Does a boundary of the Wrangell Block extend through southern Cook Inlet and Shelikof Strait, Alaska? / Michael A. Fisher, Ray W. Sliter, and Florence L. Wong
New paleomagnetic data from the central Aleutian arc: evidence and implications for block rotations / Lena Krutikov, David B. Stone, and Pavel Minyuk -- Exhumation in the Chugach-Kenai mountain belt above the Aleutian subduction zone, Southern Alaska / Jamie T. Buscher, Aaron L. Berger, and James A. Spotila -- Active faults on northeastern Kodiak Island, Alaska / G. Carver, J. Sauber, W. Lettis, R. Witter, and B. Whitney -- Paleoseismological records of multiple great earthquakes in southcentral Alaska: a 4000-year record at Girdwood / lan Shennan, Natasha Barlow, and Rod Combellick -- Seismicity of the Prince William Sound region and its relation to plate structure and the 1964 Great Alaska earthquake / Diane I. Doser, Alejandro de la Peña, and Annette M. Veilleux
Tectonics, dynamics, and seismic hazard in the Canada-Alaska Cordillera / Stephane Mazzotti, Lucinda J. Leonard, Roy D. Hyndman, and John F. Cassidy -- Contemporary fault mechanics in southern Alaska / James L. Kalbas, Andrew M. Freed, and Kenneth D. Ridgway -- Orogenesis from subducting thick crust and evidence from Alaska / Geoffrey A. Abers -- Stress map for Alaska from earthquake focal mechanisms / Natalia A. Ruppert -- Rapid ice mass loss: does it have an influence on earthquake occurrence in southern Alaska? / Jeanne M. Sauber and Natalia A. Ruppert -- Challenges in making a seismic hazard map for Alaska and the Aleutians / Robert L. Wesson, Oliver S. Boyd, Charles S. Mueller, and Arthur D. Frankel -- Toward a time-dependent probabilistic seismic hazard analysis for Alaska / Oliver S. Boyd, Yuehua Zeng, Charles G. Bufe, Robert L. Wesson, Fred Pollitz, and Jeanne L. Hardebeck -- Fault interaction in Alaska: static coulomb stress transfer / Charles G. Bufe and Oliver S. Boyd
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Earthquake zones -- Alaska.
Geodynamics -- Alaska.
Geology, Structural -- Alaska.
Form Electronic book
Author Ekström, Göran.
Freymueller, Jeffrey T.
Haeussler, Peter J. (Peter John)
Wesson, R. L. (Robert L.)
ISBN 1118666399 (electronic bk.)
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