Extreme Environmental Events

2011 Edition
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Earthquake Occurrence and Mechanisms, Stochastic Models for

  • David Vere-Jones
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-7695-6_21

Article Outline


Definition of the Subject


Historical Overview

Stochastic Models for Earthquake Mechanisms

Models for Paleoseismological and Historical Earthquakes

Point Process Models for Regional Catalogues

Stochastic Models with Precursors

Further Topics

Future Directions




Point Process Seismic Moment Earthquake Occurrence Aftershock Sequence Probability Forecast 
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I am very grateful to friends and colleagues, especially David Harte, Mark Bebbington, David Rhoades and Yehuda Ben-Zion, for helpful discussions, correcting errors and plugging gaps.


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  • David Vere-Jones
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  1. 1.Statistical Research Associates and Victoria UniversityWellingtonNew Zealand