By D. Gapais, J. P. Brun, P. R. Cobbold

This publication comprises 18 papers on deformation mechanisms, rheology and tectonics. the most methods comprise experimental rock deformation, microstructural research, box structural experiences, analogue and numerical modeling. New effects on a number of subject matters are awarded, starting from brittle to ductile deformation and grain-scale to lithosphere-scale mechanisms. the amount comprises evaluation papers on numerous significant present themes, equivalent to the rheology of the lithospheric mantle and the mechanisms of exhumation of high-pressure tectonic devices, in addition to study papers on kinematic and mechanical research of rock deformation and comparable new suggestions. a number of contributions emphasize the expanding skill and want of researchers to bolster the hyperlinks among small-scale actual mechanisms and large-scale tectonics. the amount might be of curiosity to educational and business researchers within the fields of structural geology, interactions among metamorphism, fluids and deformation, and large-scale tectonic processes.Also on hand: The Initiation, Propagation, And Arrests of Joints And different Fractures - ISBN 1862391653 movement methods in Faults And Shear Zones - ISBN 186239153X Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics: present prestige and destiny views - ISBN 1862391173

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This suggests nucleation of the seismic rupture at the border of a fault segment and triggering of a second rupture on a similar adjacent fault segment. The available data do not clearly indicate which segments of the CoFS interacted on SEGMENTATION AND INTERACTION 26 September 1997. However they indicate that the architecture of the system is such that mechanical interaction is likely to occur within it. g. Menard 1962; Walsh & Watterson 1988; Cowie & Scholz 1992; Dawers et al. 1993; Walsh et al.

1985). (b) Schematic pattern of the Colfiorito Fault System and location of the four main segments. SEGMENTATION AND INTERACTION OF NORMAL FAULTS 1997-1998 seismic sequence characterized by six main earthquakes with 5 < Mw < 6 all nucleated on SW-dipping normal faults (Chiaraluce et al. 2003). 0) occurred in a short time period (9 hours), rupturing in opposite directions and with hypocentres located at a distance of about 2 - 3 km from each other (Pino & Mazza 2000). At the surface, the pattern of the CoFS faults is complex.

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