Subject: Physics - Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability | Physics - Geophysics
Based on several empirical evidence, a series of papers has advocated the concept that seismicity prior to a large earthquake can be understood in terms of the statistical physics of a critical phase transition. In this model, the cumulative Benioff strain (BS) increase... View more
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