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Tidal Research and Seismicity

  • Paul Melchior
Conference paper
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Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (ASIC, volume 99)

Abstract

Several aspects of the tidal deformations may be of interest in seismicity analyses: possible earthquake triggering, dilatancy monitoring, precursor observations. Oceanic tides even may be more important than solid earth tides provided their loading effects. While instrumentation should more and more be set towards real time observations, it should be great if more young scientists could be involved in seismological research in Europe.

Keywords

Tidal Wave Earth Tide Superconducting Gravimeter Tidal Gravity Earthquake Trigger 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Melchior
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  1. 1.Royal Observatory of BelgiumBruxellesBelgium

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