Details of North African tectonics
http://web.archive.org/web/20080913194412/http://www.agu.org/sci_soc/prrl/jh041116.html#8

Meghraoui et al., AGU


Global Positioning System (GPS) and ground-based measurements were used to study coastal shoreline movement after the 2003 6.8-magnitude earthquake in Algeria. The authors recorded ground deformation and report a maximum uplift of approximately 0.75 meters and an average of nearly 0.5 meters along the North African coast. Data indicate that the fault likely initiated along the sea bottom between 5-10 kilometers offshore.

This description of a site outside SERC has not been vetted by SERC staff and may be incomplete or incorrect. If you have information we can use to flesh out or correct this record let us know.



Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work:AGU Highlights
Special Interest: Hazards