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|Title:||The Quaternary Active Faults Database of Iberia (QAFI v.2.0)|
Insua-Arévalo, J. M.
Martínez-Díaz, J. J.
Álvarez-Gómez, J. A.
Rodríguez-Pascua, M. A.
Nemser, E. S.
the QAFI Compilers Working Group (C. Sanz de Galdeano
Peláez, J. A.
|Publisher:||Universidad Complutense de Madrid|
|Abstract:||The Quaternary Active Faults Database of Iberia (QAFI) is an initiative lead by the Institute of Geology and Mines of Spain (IGME) for building a public repository of scientific data regarding faults having documented activity during the last 2.59 Ma (Quaternary). QAFI also addresses a need to transfer geologic knowledge to practitioners of seismic hazard and risk in Iberia by identifying and characterizing seismogenic fault-sources. QAFI is populated by the information freely provided by more than 40 Earth science researchers, storing to date a total of 262 records. In this article we describe the development and evolution of the database, as well as its internal architecture. Aditionally, a first global analysis of the data is provided with a special focus on length and slip-rate fault parameters. Finally, the database completeness and the internal consistency of the data are discussed. Even though QAFI v.2.0 is the most current resource for calculating fault-related seismic hazard in Iberia, the database is still incomplete and requires further review.|
|Note:||Reproducció del document publicat a: http://dx.doi.org/10.5209/rev_JIGE.2012.v38.n1.39219|
|It is part of:||Journal Of Iberian Geology, 2012, vol. 38, num. 1, p. 285-302|
|Appears in Collections:||Articles publicats en revistes (Dinàmica de la Terra i l'Oceà)|
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