Journal : Acta Geophysica
Article : Studies of short and long memory in mining-induced seismic processes

Authors :
Yamasaki, K.
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kobe University, Nada, Kobe, Japan, yk2000@kobe-u.ac.jp,
Teisseyre, R.
Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, Poland, rt@igf.edu.pl,
Herak, M.
University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Department of Geophysics, Zagreb, Croatia, herak@irb.hr,
Rosyidi, S. A. P.
Department of Civil Engineering, Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, atmaja_sri@umy.ac.id,
Moustafa, S. S. R.
Department of Seismology, National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics, Helwan, Cairo, Egypt, sri@umy.ac.id,
Tenzer, R.
School of Surveying, Faculty of Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, robert.tenzer@surveying.otago.ac.nz,
Rabeh, T.
National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics, Cairo, Egypt; Center of Geophysics, Faculty of Science IGIDL, Lisbon University, Lisbon, Portugal, taharabeh@yahoo.com,
Węglarczyk, S.
Cracow University of Technology, Faculty of Environmental Engineering, Kraków, Poland, sweglar@pk.edu.pl,
Abstract : Memory of a stochastic process implies its predictability, understood as a possibility to gain information on the future above the random guess level. Here we search for memory in the mining-induced seismic process (MIS), that is, a process induced or triggered by mining operations. Long memory is investigated by means of the Hurst rescaled range analysis, and the autocorrelation function estimate is used to test for short memory. Both methods are complemented with result uncertainty analyses based on different resampling techniques. The analyzed data comprise event series from Rudna copper mine in Poland. The studies show that the interevent time and interevent distance processes have both long and short memory. MIS occurrences and locations are internally interrelated. Internal relations among the sizes of MIS events are apparently weaker than those of other two studied parameterizations and are limited to long term interactions.

Keywords : process memory, induced seismicity, rescaled range, autocorrelation,
Publishing house : Instytut Geofizyki PAN
Publication date : 2009
Number : Vol. 57, no. 3
Page : 696 – 715

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DOI :
Qute : Yamasaki, K. ,Teisseyre, R. ,Herak, M. ,Rosyidi, S. A. P. ,Moustafa, S. S. R. ,Tenzer, R. ,Rabeh, T. ,Węglarczyk, S. ,Węglarczyk, S. , Studies of short and long memory in mining-induced seismic processes. Acta Geophysica Vol. 57, no. 3/2009
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