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Local gravity anomalies produced by dislocation sources.

January 1, 1984

Dilatancy, in general, does not correspond to the absence of a free air anomaly, as might be suggested by the special case of a spherical source of dilatation. For two-dimensional models a cylindrical source of dilatation produces no free air gravity anomaly, dip-slip faulting produces no Bouguer anomaly, and open cracks produce a Bouguer anomaly equal to that which would be produced had the material within the crack been mined out without deforming the solid. -from Author

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Publication Year 1984
Title Local gravity anomalies produced by dislocation sources.
Authors J. C. Savage
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Journal of Geophysical Research
Index ID 70013465
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse

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