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Volume 20, 2017VIII International Conference “Solar-Terrestrial Relations and Physics of Earthquake Precursors”
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Geophysical Fields and their Interactions|
|Published online||24 October 2017|
Comparison of the earth's crust geothermal field in Northern Tien Shan region with seismic characteristics
National Center of Space Research and Technology, Institute of Ionosphere, 050020 Kamenskoe Plateau, Almaty, Kazakhstan
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
The deep crustal temperatures of the Northern Tien Shan region are being calculated on the basis of direct measurements of the heat flow and empirical relation of geothermal parameters and seismic velocities. For this purpose the applied method of numerical solution of conductive heat transfer equation takes into account additional sources of heat release due to radioactive decay. Thermoelastic deformations, reaching 20-40% of the total lithostatic pressure at depths of 35-60 km, are determined. The criteria controlling the distribution of hypocenters of earthquakes have been determined in accordance with the morphology of the regions of excess temperatures and thermal stresses.
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