Advances in Geophysics, Vol. 47 by Renata Dmowska

By Renata Dmowska

Advances in Geophysics quantity forty five offers major issues of famous curiosity to the geophysical neighborhood. the 1st subject is ice debris within the surroundings. Mathematical descriptions of ice particle shapes, their development premiums, and their impact on cloud improvement are awarded. the second one subject is earthquakes and seismological mapping. The authors current their study related to predicting the site and depth of earthquakes.

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2003) derived a simple model for vertical motions in Alaska based on data for past and present ice unloading (using, for the most part, data from Arendt et al. (2002)). Their model suggests that the uplift from ice melting near the Kenai Peninsula is small. However, for some Earth models, uplift rates of up to several mm/yr occur on the Kenai Peninsula. These result mainly from the large ice unloading in southeast Alaska. This unloading could produce a broad-scale uplift feature across the Kenai Peninsula; however, Larsen et al.

Thus we speculate, as did Savage and Plafker (1991), that there may be a long term time relaxation of the tide gauge signal at some, if not all, of the tide gauge sites. 8 mm/yr, was about half that derived by Savage and Plafker (1991). The Nikiski data used by Savage and Plafker (1991) extended only into the early 1980s, whereas Cohen and Freymueller (2001) also considered data from 1997 and 1998, so the more recently derived rate is probably more reliable as a longterm average. , down-dip of the region of large slip.

12. Postseismic uplift derived from repeated leveling along a route beginning at Whittier and extending northwest along Turnagain Arm between Portage and Anchorage, then mostly northeast toward Palmer. The absolute values of the uplift may be biased. 3 mm/yr. (see text for discussion). From Brown et al. (1977). a site located approximately 40 km southeast of Anchorage along the 100-km long Turnagain Arm profile. The relative uplift dropped to about zero near Portage, located 75 km southeast of Anchorage.

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