The Corinth Rift Laboratory or an in situ Investigation on Interactions between Fluids and Active Faults
Institut de Physique du Globe de Strasbourg, 5 rue René Descartes, 67000 Strasbourg, France
Abstract. Earthquakes result from the sudden acceleration of a preliminary long-term slow deformation process. The objective of the Corinth Rift Laboratory (CRL) is to investigate in situ this quasistatic deformation process and mechanisms leading to a sudden catastrophic acceleration. Of particular interest is the characterization of the structure of the deforming zones and of the progressive localization of deformation. Special attention is given to the role of fluids but also on the influence of faults on regional fluid flow
Cornet, F. H.: The Corinth Rift Laboratory or an in situ Investigation on Interactions between Fluids and Active Faults, Sci. Dril., SpecialIssue, 35-38, doi:10.2204/iodp.sd.s01.20.2007, 2007.