Reservoir-induced Seismicity in China

  title={Reservoir-induced Seismicity in China},
  author={Linyue Chen and Pradeep Talwani},
  journal={pure and applied geophysics},
Abstract—A review of case histories of reservoir-induced seismicity (RIS) in China shows that it mainly occurs in granitic and karst terranes. Seismicity in granitic terranes is mainly associated with pore pressure diffusion whereas in karst terranes the chemical effect of water appears to play a major role in triggering RIS. In view of the characteristic features of RIS in China, we can expect moderate earthquakes to be induced by the construction of the Three Gorges Project on the Yangtze… 
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