Seismic Creep, USA Images

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Seismic creep is the constant or periodic movement on a fault as contrasted with the sudden rupture associated with an earthquake. It is a usually slow deformation of rock resulting from constant stress being applied over a period of time. Sometimes aseismic slip is observed at the ground surface along a ruptured fault that has produced a substantial earthquake. Examples are from the Hollister and Hayward, California, region. Several of the slides are split images of a location, comparing fault movement over the years.
  • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: Seismic Creep, USA Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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Dataset No POCs available for this dataset
Time Period Unknown to Unknown
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2012-02-01
Data Presentation Form Digital image
Dataset Progress Status Ongoing - data is continually being updated
Data Update Frequency As needed
Purpose To provide images of natural hazards for research and education.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: Seismic Creep, USA Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
Originators
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Publishers
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Acknowledgments
  • Heather McCullough
Theme keywords
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Infrastructure
  • Earth Science > Solid Earth > Tectonic > Plate Tectonics
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Natural Hazards > Landslides
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Natural Hazards > Land Subsidence
  • Earth Science > Solid Earth > Geomorphic Landforms/Processes > Tectonic Processes
Place keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • Continent > North America > United States of America > California
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      • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: Seismic Creep, USA Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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      Lineage Statement NCEI maintains a database of images of natural hazard events.
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