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Aseismic uplift in California

January 1, 1981

We disagree with several of the arguments cited by Jackson et al. in support of their view that "the inference of wide-spread aseismic uplift in southern California is not justified" (1). Specifically, the striking correlation shown in figure 1 of Jackson et al. (1) is an artifact of the construction, the rod calibration data are atypical, the cited regression techniques are of doubtful value, and the geologically and geodetically determined uplift rates are inappropriately compared.

Publication Year 1981
Title Aseismic uplift in California
DOI 10.1126/science.213.4504.246
Authors Robert O. Castle, Michael R. Elliot, Thomas D. Gilmore, Robert K. Mark, Evelyn B. Newman, John C. Tinsley, D.D. Jackson, W.B. Lee, C.-C. Liu
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Science
Index ID 70011939
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse