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New papers on lacustrine turbidites, coseismic landslides in NZ, active faults in Iran, and paleoseismology in Ecuador

I came across several interesting papers on paleoseismology and related disciplines, most of them published recently. They deal with “classical” paleoseismology, with earthquake environmental effects like coseismic landslides and tsunamis, and also with geomorphological indicators for active faulting. Let me know if I missed some!

  • Stahl, T., Bilderback, E.L., Quigley, M.C., Nobes, D.C., and Massey, C.I. 2014. Coseismic landsliding during the Mw 7.1 Darfield (Canterbury) Earthquake: Implications for paleoseismic studies of landslides. Geomorphology, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.03.020.
  • Baize, S., Audin, L., Winter, T., Alvarado, A., Moreno, L.P., Taipe, M., Reyes, P., Kauffmann, P., and Yepes, H., 2014. Paleoseismology and tectonic geomorphology of the Pallatanga fault (Central Ecuador), a major structure of the South-American crust, Geomorphology, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.02.030.
  • Ghassemi, M.R., Fattahi, M., Landgraf, A., Ahmadi, M., Ballato, P., and Tabatabaei, S.H., 2014. Kinematic links between the Eastern Mosha Fault and the North Tehran Fault, Alborz Range, northern Iran, Tectonophysics, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2014.03.007.
  • Moernaut, J., Van Daele, M., Heirman, K., Fontijn, K., Strasser, M., Pino, M., Urrutia, R., and De Batist, M. 2014. Lacustrine turbidites as a tool for quantitative earthquake reconstruction: New evidence for a variable rupture mode in south central Chile, J Geophys Res Solid Earth, doi: 10.1002/2013JB010738.
  • Galli, P.A.C., Giocoli, A., Peronace, E., Piscitelli, S., Quadrio, B., and Bellanova, J. 2014. Integrated near surface geophysics across the active Mount Marzano Fault System (southern Italy): seismogenic hints. Int J Earth Sci (Geol Rundsch), 103, 315–325. DOI 10.1007/s00531-013-0944-y.
  • Bubeck, A., Wilkinson, M., Roberts, G.P., Cowie, P.A., Mc-Caffrey, K.J.W., Phillips, R., and Sammonds, P. 2014. The tectonic geomorphology of bedrock scarps on active normal faults in the Italian Apennines mapped using combined ground penetrating radar and terrestrial laser scanning, Geomorphology, doi:
  • Rodriguez-Peces, M.J., García-Mayordomo, J., Azañón, J.M., and Jabaloy, A. 2014. GIS application for regional assessment of seismically induced slope failures in the Sierra Nevada Range, South Spain, along the Padul Fault. Environ Earth Sci, DOI 10.1007/s12665-014-3151-7.
  • Koster, B., Hoffmann, G., Grützner, C., and Reicherter, K., 2014. Ground penetrating radar facies of inferred tsunami deposits on the shores of the Arabian Sea (Northern Indian Ocean). Marine Geology, in press, DOI: 10.1016/j.margeo.2014.03.002.
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Christoph Grützner

Christoph Grützner

works at the Institute of Geological Sciences, Jena University. He likes Central Asia and the Mediterranean and looks for ancient earthquakes.

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