Journal cover Journal topic
Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union

Journal metrics

  • IF value: 1.329 IF 1.329
  • IF 5-year<br/> value: 1.394 IF 5-year
    1.394
  • CiteScore<br/> value: 1.27 CiteScore
    1.27
  • SNIP value: 0.903 SNIP 0.903
  • SJR value: 0.709 SJR 0.709
  • IPP value: 1.455 IPP 1.455
  • h5-index value: 20 h5-index 20
Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 24, 179-187, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/npg-24-179-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Research article
27 Apr 2017
Sandpile-based model for capturing magnitude distributions and spatiotemporal clustering and separation in regional earthquakes
Rene C. Batac et al.

Viewed

Total article views: 811 (including HTML, PDF, and XML)

HTML PDF XML Total BibTeX EndNote
584 173 54 811 36 62

Views and downloads (calculated since 02 Jun 2016)

Cumulative views and downloads (calculated since 02 Jun 2016)

Cited

Saved (final revised paper)

Saved (discussion paper)

Discussed (final revised paper)

Discussed (discussion paper)

Latest update: 19 Oct 2017
Publications Copernicus
Download
Short summary
The sandpile-based model is the paradigm model of self-organized criticality (SOC), a mechanism believed to be responsible for the occurrence of scale-free (power-law) distributions in nature. One particular SOC system that is rife with power-law distributions is that of earthquakes, the most widely known of which is the Gutenberg–Richter (GR) law of earthquake energies. Here, we modify the sandpile to be of use in capturing the energy, space, and time statistics of earthquakes simultaneously.
The sandpile-based model is the paradigm model of self-organized criticality (SOC), a mechanism...
Share