Triggering proccesses in fracture and compaction experiments: On the importance of large-scale heterogeneities

Jörn Davidsen1, Grzegorz Kwiatek2, Thomas Goebel3, Sergei A Stanchits4, Georg Dresen2, Elli-Maria Charalampidou5 and Marc Rueck2, (1)University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada, (2)Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany, (3)California Institute of Technology, Seismological Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, (4)TerraTek A Schlumberger Co., Salt Lake City, UT, United States, (5)Heriot–Watt University, Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Edinburgh, United Kingdom