Seismotectonics (Seismotektonikk) GEOF 273 Pensum List Textbook: Part I: Stein, S. and Wysession, M. 2002. An introduction to seismology, earthquakes, and earth structure. Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK, 498p. ISBN 0-86542-078-5. Chapter 5: Seismology and Plate Tectonics. pp. 286-369. Part II: Engelder,T. 1993. Stress Regimes in the Lithosphere*. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, USA. 447p. Chapter 1. Basic Concepts. pp 1-24. Chapter 3. Stress in the shear-rupture and frictional-slip regimes. pp 59-96. Chapter 13. Sources of stress in the lithosphere. pp 367-393. * This book is out of print and the relevant chapters will be made available during the course. Additional recommended reading: McCalpin, J.P. (Ed). 1996. Paleoseismology. Academic Press Ltd., London, UK. 588p. ISBN 0-12-481825-0 Chapter 1: Introduction to Paleoseismology. pp- 1-28. Chapter 9: Application of paleoseismic data to seismic hazard assessment and neotectonic research. pp. 439-495. Part III: Excercises Individual exercises will be distributed during the course, which constitute 25% of the total. These exercises are compulsory.