Investigating past earthquakes with coral microatolls

Past Global Changes (PAGES) Magazine



Intertidal corals (microatolls) preserve evidence of past uplift or subsidence with annual precision. Microatoll records are particularly useful along subduction zones, and can reveal past earthquake ruptures at a level of detail that is ordinarily limited to the instrumental era.

Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Investigating past earthquakes with coral microatolls
Series title Past Global Changes (PAGES) Magazine
DOI 10.22498/pages.32.1.22
Volume 32
Issue 1
Year Published 2024
Language English
Publisher Past Global Changes
Contributing office(s) Earthquake Science Center
Description 2 p.
First page 22
Last page 23
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