Session II:
Scaling physics and emergent behaviors at the micro and macro-scale : theory, simulation and observation

2nd ACES (APEC Cooperation for Earthquake Simulation) Workshop in Japan



Stress interactions and seismicity of non-planar faults
James Dieterich


Abstract

Slip on fault with fractal roughness is modeled to explore the effects of geometric complexity on earthquake nucleation, foreshocks, and aftershocks. Nucleation processes and seismicity in this model employ laboratory-based rate- and state-dependent fault constitutive properties.

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