Kashmir Valley Megaearthquakes
The content you've requested is available without charge only to active Sigma Xi members and American Scientist subscribers.
If you are an active member or an individual subscriber, please log in now in order to access this article.
If you are not a member or individual subscriber, you can:
Kashmir, lying at collision line between the continents of India and Asia, is one of the most seismically active regions on Earth. Compared to San Francisco, for example, which saw a mere 4 meters of displacement in its historic 1906 quake, Kashmir has seen numerous temblors with more than 20 meters of displacement. The authors review the locations, magnitudes and destructiveness of Kashmiri earthquakes over the past 500 years and conclude that another big one is on the way. The only questions are exactly when and where.
Connect With Us:
An early peek at each new issue, with descriptions of feature articles, columns, and more. Every other issue contains links to everything in the latest issue's table of contents.News of book reviews published in American Scientist and around the web, as well as other noteworthy happenings in the world of science books.
To sign up for automatic emails of the American Scientist Update and Scientists' Nightstand issues, create an online profile, then sign up in the My AmSci area.
JSTOR, the online academic archive, contains complete back issues of American Scientist from 1913 (known then as the Sigma Xi Quarterly) through 2005.
The table of contents for each issue is freely available to all users; those with institutional access can read each complete issue.
View the full collection here.
Receive notification when new content is posted from the entire website, or choose from the customized feeds available.