Statistical Analysis of Displacement and Length Relation for Normal Faults in the Barents Sea
AbstractThis paper is devoted to the statistical analysis of dependence between fault length (L) and displacement (D). The main purpose of this work is to study the scaling relations between fault length and displacement using a database that includes datasets of 21 faults with geometric data extracted from 3D seismic coherence cubes of the Norwegian Barents Sea. Multiple linear regression and Bayesian and Akaike information criterions are applied to obtain optimal regression parameters. Our dataset is unique since it includes segment lengths of individual faults, unlike the previously published datasets. Hence, we studied both the dependence of fault segment length and accumulated fault length on displacement. The latter relation (accumulated fault length versus displacement) shows a general agreement (positive correlation and power-law relation) with the previously published results that are mainly obtained from outcrop studies, although the slopes vary for different lithologies. The differences could be attributed to the unique characteristics of our dataset that includes data of all segment lengths of individual faults. View Full-Text
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Kolyukhin, D.; Torabi, A.; Libak, A.; Alaei, B.; Khachkova, T. Statistical Analysis of Displacement and Length Relation for Normal Faults in the Barents Sea. Geosciences 2018, 8, 421.
Kolyukhin D, Torabi A, Libak A, Alaei B, Khachkova T. Statistical Analysis of Displacement and Length Relation for Normal Faults in the Barents Sea. Geosciences. 2018; 8(11):421.Chicago/Turabian Style
Kolyukhin, Dmitriy; Torabi, Anita; Libak, Audun; Alaei, Behzad; Khachkova, Tatiana. 2018. "Statistical Analysis of Displacement and Length Relation for Normal Faults in the Barents Sea." Geosciences 8, no. 11: 421.
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