Fractal variations of the Transcarpathians, West Ukraine, seismicity and their potential relation to changing phases of local seismic cycles

Czasopismo : Acta Geophysica
Tytuł artykułu : Fractal variations of the Transcarpathians, West Ukraine, seismicity and their potential relation to changing phases of local seismic cycles

Autorzy :
Domański, B.M.
Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, Poland, bogdan@igf.edu.pl,
Gnyp, A.
Carpathian Branch of Subbotin Institute of Geophysics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Lviv, Ukraine, gnyp@cb-igph.lviv.ua,
Abstrakty : The evolution of spatial arrangement of the Transcarpathian earthquakes is studied by means of fractal analysis. Spatial correlation dimension is evaluated for a subset of fixed number of catalogue events consecutively shifted in time by one event forward. Distinctive patterns that may be related to different phases of local seismic cycle/cycles have been identified, corresponding to extreme values of the dimension. Their potential relation to evolution of the seismogenic stress field is discussed. The time it takes for the capacity dimension to reach the so-called percolation threshold is estimated for a subset consecutively extended by adding next catalogue events. Temporal and spatial frames of percolation analysis are discussed in relation to parameters of the future earthquake.

Słowa kluczowe : seismicity, fractals, percolation, seismic cycle, seismogenic stress,
Wydawnictwo : Instytut Geofizyki PAN
Rocznik : 2007
Numer : Vol. 55, no. 3
Strony : 288 – 301
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Cytuj : Domański, B.M. ,Gnyp, A. , Fractal variations of the Transcarpathians, West Ukraine, seismicity and their potential relation to changing phases of local seismic cycles. Acta Geophysica Vol. 55, no. 3/2007
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