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Postglacial rebound and fault instability in Fennoscandia

Wu, Patrick P; Johnston, Paul; Lambeck, Kurt

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The best available rebound model is used to investigate the role that postglacial rebound plays in triggering seismicity in Fennoscandia. The salient features of the model include tectonic stress due to spreading at the North Atlantic Ridge, overburden pressure, gravitationally self-consistent ocean loading, and the realistic deglaciation history and compressible earth model which best fits the sea-level and ice data in Fennoscandia. The model predicts the spatio-temporal evolution of the state...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1999
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/93898
Source: Geophysical Journal International
DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-246X.1999.00963.x

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