Fault Zone Properties and Processes during Dynamic Rupture II

Monday, 15 December 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Marion Y Thomas, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Paris, France and Harsha Bhat Suresh, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Paris, France
Primary Conveners:  Marion Y Thomas, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Paris, France
Co-conveners:  Harsha Bhat Suresh, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Paris, France and Alice-Agnes Gabriel, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
OSPA Liaisons:  Alice-Agnes Gabriel, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

4:00 PM
Earthquake signatures from fast slip and dynamic fracture propagation: state of the art
William A Griffith, University of Texas Arlington, Arlington, TX, United States and Christie D Rowe, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
4:15 PM
Coseismic Damage Generation in Fault Zones by Successive High Strain Rate Loading Experiments
Frans M. Aben1, Mai-Linh Doan1, Francois Renard2, Renaud Toussaint3, Thierry Reuschlé3 and Jean-Pierre Gratier4, (1)University Joseph Fourier Grenoble, ISTerre, Grenboble, France, (2)University Joseph Fourier Grenoble, Grenboble, France, (3)EOST, CNRS, Strasbourg, France, (4)ISTerre Institute of Earth Sciences, Saint Martin d'Hères, France
4:30 PM
Fault core and slip zone geometry, wear and evolution
Katherine Shervais and James D Kirkpatrick, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States
4:45 PM
Fault zone hydraulic properties provide an independent estimate of fracture energy at 8 km depth (Gole Larghe Fault Zone, Italian Southern Alps)
Andrea Bistacchi, University of Milano Bicocca, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Milano, Italy, Giulio Di Toro, University of Padua, Padua, Italy, Steven A F Smith, University of Otago, Geology Department, Dunedin, New Zealand, Silvia Mittempergher, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy and Paolo S Garofalo, University of Bologna, Bi.Ge.A. Department, Geological & Environmental Sciences Section, Bologna, Italy
5:00 PM
Dynamic Rupture Processes during Laboratory Earthquakes
François Xavier Passelègue1, Alexandre Schubnel2, Stefan Bjorklund Nielsen3, Harsha Bhat Suresh4 and Raul I Madariaga1, (1)Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France, (2)Laboratoire de Geologie, Paris, France, (3)University of Durham, Durham, United Kingdom, (4)Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Paris, France
5:15 PM
Geologic and structural controls on rupture zone fabric: A field-based study of the 2010 Mw 7.2 El Mayor–Cucapah earthquake surface rupture
Orlando Teran1, John Mackrain Fletcher1, Michael E Oskin2, Thomas K Rockwell3, Kenneth W Hudnut4, Ronald M Spelz5, Sinan O Akciz6, ANA PAULA Hernandez1 and Alexander E Morelan III2, (1)Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada, San Diego, CA, United States, (2)Univ. of California, Davis, Davis, CA, United States, (3)San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, United States, (4)USGS Pasadena Field Office, Pasadena, CA, United States, (5)Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Ensenada, Mexico, (6)Univ California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States
5:30 PM
The evolution of earthquake-nucleating slip instabilities under spatially variable steady-state rate dependence of friction
Sohom Ray and Robert C Viesca, Tufts University, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Medford, MA, United States
5:45 PM
Frictional Heterogeneities Along Carbonate Faults
Cristiano Collettini1, Brett M Carpenter2, Marco Scuderi1 and Telemaco Tesei3, (1)Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy, (2)INGV National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Rome, Italy, (3)University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
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