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Great Earthquakes on Plate Boundaries  

Thorne Lay

Online publication date:
Jul 2016
Subject:
Earthquakes
Earthquakes involve sudden shear sliding motion between large rock masses across internal contact surfaces called faults. The slip on the fault releases strain energy previously stored in ... More

Physical Vulnerability in Earthquake Risk Assessment  

Abdelghani Meslem and Dominik Lang

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

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