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 (kō-sīz′məl, -sīs′-) also co·seis·mic (-mĭk)
Relating to or designating a line connecting the points on a map that indicate the places simultaneously affected by an earthquake shock.
A coseismal line.
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Adj.1.coseismic - being where earthquake waves arrive simultaneously
unstable - lacking stability or fixity or firmness; "unstable political conditions"; "the tower proved to be unstable in the high wind"; "an unstable world economy"
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The term 'seismite' was introduced to describe the various coseismic effects of earthquakes on sediments that range from principally brittle deformation (e.
Patterns and mechanisms of coseismic and postseismic slips of the 2011 M-w 7.
Late Holocene evidence of coseismic subsidence on the San Juan Delta, Pacific Coast of Colombia.
However, in this paper, an asperity is defined from the point of view of the behavior of the seismogenic zone and its response to plate convergence as defined by Lay & Kanamori (1981), who describe asperities as zones of high shear strength on the rupture plane and large coseismic slip due to the buildup of stress prior to a rupture.
On the other hand, the difference in height observed at the base of unit B at RT might be evidencing a coseismic vertical offset (Fig.
The middle chapters treat a long list of specific landslide types, discussing their mechanisms, prediction, and management: coseismic landslides, volcanic debris avalanches, peat landslides, rock-snow-ice avalanches, landslide-damming episodes, rock avalanches onto glaciers, and paleolandslides.
900-930 Seattle-fault-zone earthquake with a wider coseismic rupture patch and postseismic submergence: inferences from new sedimentary evidence.
36,37) developed an effective numerical technique for simulating the coseismic EM fields associated with seismic waves due to a point rupture of a double couple source or a planar rupture of a finite fault in layered porous media.
We will visit sites which experienced coseismic deformation during 1964, but also record late Holocene paleosiemiscity and add to an increasing knowledge of seismic and tsunami hazard along the Aleutian megathrust.
Even when they agree that the island was created by the earthquake, they rule out a coseismic uplift, since the island was formed a few hundred kilometres away from the epicentre.
de Michele, "Assessing ionoshperic influence on L-band SAR data implications on coseismic displacement measurements of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake," IEEE Trans.
1988) Minimum earthquake magnitude associated with coseismic surface faulting.