This volume covers near-source monitoring of seismogenic process, in situ probing of active faults, and techniques for seismogenic process monitoring. It is the outcome of multi-disciplinary investigations conducted over a large range of size scales.

part 1|7 pages


chapter 1|5 pages


Edited ByH. Ogasawara, T. Yanagidani, M. Ando

part 2|190 pages

Near-source seismogenic process monitoring

chapter 3|12 pages

Geophysical monitoring of soil deformation due to underground mining

ByJerzy Gustkiewicz, Wacław M. Zuberek, Jochymczyk Krzysztof, Kaczor Danuta

chapter 7|13 pages

Measurements of borehole deformations for assessment of rockburst hazard

ByAleksander Matwiejszyn, Mariusz Ptak

chapter 8|15 pages

Source parameters of seismic events in a copper mine in Poland based on empirical Green’s functions

ByB. Domański, S.J. Gibowicz, P. Wiejacz

chapter 10|15 pages

The slow initial phase of earthquakes in western Nagano, central Japan

ByShinobu Ito, Hisao Ito, William L. Ellsworth, Stephanie G. Prejean, Yasuto Kuwahara, Kazutoshi Imanishi

chapter 14|12 pages

Temporal variation of seismic parameters associated with an M w~2 event monitored at a 100~200 m distance

ByH. Ogasawara, S. Sato, S. Nishii, H. Kawakata

chapter 15|14 pages

Location and temporal variations of shear wave splitting in a South African gold mine

ByN. Nagai, M. Ando, H. Ogasawara, T. Ohkura, Y. Iio, A. Cho

part 3|70 pages

In situ monitoring of faults

part 4|37 pages

Laboratoiy seismogenic process monitoring

chapter 22|12 pages

A many-body disk model of slip phenomena: an implication to earthquake faulting

ByTakayuki Hirata, Tatsuaki Yoshimura, Atsushi Ogawa, Yoshifumi Harada

chapter 23|9 pages

Ultrasonic technique for probing the changes of contact on a discontinuity subjected to normal load

ByY. Kano, H. Kawakata, T. Yanagidani

part 5|108 pages

New technology for seismogenic process monitoring

chapter 24|17 pages

Imaging rock structure using acoustic waves:

methods and algorithms
ByW. Dȩbski

chapter 25|13 pages

Model-free seismic hazard analysis

ByS. Lasocki, A. Kijko, G. Graham

chapter 26|14 pages

Studies on the chaotic dynamics of mining induced seismicity

ByZ. Mortimer

chapter 27|9 pages

Magnitude and neural networks

ByJ. Niewiadomski

chapter 28|13 pages

Development Of Multi-Component Borehole Instrument For Earthquake Prediction Study:

Some Observed Examples of Precursory And Co-Seismic Phenomena Relating To Earthquake Swarms And Application Of The Instrument For Rock Mechanics
ByH. Ishii, T. Yamauchi, S. Matsumoto, Y. Hirata, S. Nakao

chapter 29|19 pages

A Precise Method For Continuous Monitoring Of The Temporal Variation Of Wave Propagation

ByK. Yamaoka, R. Ikuta, K. Miyakawa, T. Kunitomo, M. Kumazawa