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https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-16-2025-2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-16-2025-2022
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25 May 2022
Research article |  | 25 May 2022

Long-term analysis of cryoseismic events and associated ground thermal stress in Adventdalen, Svalbard

Rowan Romeyn, Alfred Hanssen, and Andreas Köhler

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We have investigated a long-term record of ground vibrations, recorded by a seismic array installed in Adventdalen, Svalbard. This record contains a large number of frost quakes, a type of ground shaking that can be produced by cracks that form as the ground cools rapidly. We use underground temperatures measured in a nearby borehole to model forces of thermal expansion and contraction that can cause these cracks. We also use the seismic measurements to estimate where these cracks occurred.