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Faults are basic focuses of either fluid migration and deformation within the higher crust. the popularity that faults are usually heterogeneous zones of deformed fabric, now not uncomplicated discrete fractures, has primary implications for a way geoscientists expect fluid migration in fault zones, in addition to resulting in new techniques in realizing seismic/aseismic pressure lodging. This publication captures present examine into realizing the complexities of fault-zone inner constitution, and their keep watch over on mechanical and fluid-flow homes of the higher crust. a large choice of ways are offered, from geological box stories and laboratory analyses of fault-zone and fault-rock homes to numerical fluid-flow modelling, and from seismological info analyses to coupled hydraulic and rheological modelling. The e-book goals to demonstrate the significance of realizing fault-zone complexity by way of integrating such varied ways, and its impression at the rheological and fluid-flow behaviour of fault zones in several contexts.Also available:The courting among harm and Localization - ISBN 978-1-86239-236-6Rock Physics and Geomechanics within the learn of Reservoirs and Repositories - ISBN 978-1-86239-230-4Analogue and Numerical Modelling of Crustal-Scale strategies - ISBN 978-1-86239-191-8The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on this planet, and one of many biggest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes a variety of high quality peer-reviewed titles for teachers and execs operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable overseas recognition for the standard of its work.The many parts within which we submit in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic stories and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology courses

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E. 1997. Fault-zone weakening processes along the reactived Outer Hebrides Fault Zone, Scotland. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 154, 105–109. , H OLDSWORTH , R. , S MITH , S. A. , J EFFERIES , S. P. & C OLLETTINI , C. 2008. Frictionalviscous flow, seismicity and the geology of weak faults: a review and future directions. In: W IBBERLEY , C. A. , H OLDSWORTH , R. E. & C OLLETTINI , C. (eds) The Internal Structure of Fault Zones. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 299, 151–173.

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