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Seismicity Caused by Mines, Fluid Injections, Reservoirs, and Oil Extraction : Pageoph Topical Volumes - Shahriar Talebi

Seismicity Caused by Mines, Fluid Injections, Reservoirs, and Oil Extraction

Pageoph Topical Volumes

Paperback Published: 1st December 1998
ISBN: 9783764360481
Number Of Pages: 238

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The perturbation of the earth by mankind causes earthquakes in a variety of situations. This phenomenon continues to be a major concern to engineers and scientists concerned with the mitigation of the consequences of this seismicity, as well as better understanding the processes at its origin. The present volume contains twelve papers from six countries, dealing with observations of triggered and induced seismicity in four continents. The reported cases include seismicity due to hard-rock mines, coal mines, underground research facilities for nuclear waste disposal, water injections, reservoirs, acquifers and oil fields. This volume provides case studies of previously unavailable observations of this phenomenon, investigations of the cause and source mechanism of seismic events, studies of source location distributions, determinations of seismic source parameters, cases of the use of such parameters in assessing rockburst hazard in mines, and measurements of velocity an attenuation properties of rock masses. The present collection of papers provides an excellent indication of the current state of the art and new developments in this area of research.

Introductionp. 1
Seismicity Induced by Mining
Partial Stress Drop and Frictional Overshoot Mechanism of Seismic Events Induced by Miningp. 5
Dominant Directions of Epicenter Distribution of Regional Mining-induced Seismicity Series in Upper Silesian Coal Basin in Polandp. 21
Use of Microseismic Source Parameters for Rockburst Hazard Assessmentp. 41
A Tensile Model for the Interpretation of Microseismic Events near Underground Openingsp. 67
Seismicity Induced by Fluid Injections
Injection-induced Microseismicity in Colorado Shalesp. 95
Source Parameters of Injection-induced Microseismicityp. 113
Seismicity Triggered by Reservoirs and Aquifers
Reservoir-induced Seismicity in Chinap. 133
Twenty Years Seismic Monitoring of Induced Seismicity in Northern Albaniap. 151
A Frequency-dependent Relation of Coda Q[subscript c] for Koyna-Warna Region, Indiap. 163
Aquifer-induced Seismicity in the Central Apennines (Italy)p. 179
Seismicity Due to Steam Stimulation and Oil Extraction
A Seismic Model of Casing Failure in Oil Fieldsp. 197
Seismicity and Casing Failures Due to Steam Stimulation in Oil Sandsp. 219
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ISBN: 9783764360481
ISBN-10: 3764360488
Series: Pageoph Topical Volumes
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 238
Published: 1st December 1998
Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag AG
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.43