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Abstract

An earthquake is, first and foremost, a disaster; lives are cut short, hopes and pleasures vanish. People who have never experienced an earthquake are fortunate; it is something of a luxury to consider the fracturing of the earth from only an academic point of view.

Keywords

Shear Stress Normal Stress Fluid Pressure Pore Fluid Intact Rock 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian Bayly
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  1. 1.Department of Earth and Environmental SciencesRensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroyUSA

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