The missing sinks: slip localization in faults, damage zones, and the seismic energy budget

Zoe K. Shipton, James P. Evans, Rachael E. Abercrombie, Emily E. Brodsky

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Abstract

This chapter discusses observations of the principal slip zone; derivation of principal slip zone thickness, and what structural processes exist to provide dissipative energy sinks.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEarthquakes
Subtitle of host publicationRadiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting
Pages217-222
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameGeophysical Monograph Series
PublisherAmerican Geophysical Union
Volume170

Keywords

  • seismic waves
  • energy dissipation
  • geological faults

Cite this

Shipton, Z. K., Evans, J. P., Abercrombie, R. E., & Brodsky, E. E. (2006). The missing sinks: slip localization in faults, damage zones, and the seismic energy budget. In Earthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting (pp. 217-222). (Geophysical Monograph Series; Vol. 170). https://doi.org/10.1029/170GM22