Papers in peer-reviewed international journals - Year 1997

Blanter,E.M., and M.G.Shnirman, Simple hierarchical systems: Stability, self-organised criticality and catastrophic behaviour.

*Phys. Rev. E*, 1997,**55**(6): 6397-6403.Blanter,E.M., M.G.Shnirman, J.L.Le Mouël, and C.J.Allegre, Scaling laws in blocks dynamic and dynamic self-organazed criticality.

*Phys. Earth and Planet. Inter.*, 1997,**99**: 295-307.Blanter,E.M., M.G.Shnirman, and J.L.Le Mouël, Hierarchial model of seismicity: Scaling and predictability.

*Phys. Earth and Planet. Inter.*, 1997,**103**: 135-150.Gomez,J.M., B.Bukchin, R.Madariaga, and E.A. Rogozhin, A study of the Barisakho, Georgia Earthquake of October 23, 1992 from broad band surface and body waves.

*Geophys. J. Int.*, 1997,**129**, 3: 613-623.Gomez,J.M., B.G.Bukchin, R.Madariaga, E.A.Rogozhin, and B.M.Bogachkin, Rupture process of the 19 August 1992 Susamir, Kyrgizstan, earthquake.

*Journal of Seismology*, 1997,**1**, 3: 219-235.Gordon,A.Ya. Instability of dense point spectrum under finite rank perturbations.

*Commun. Math. Phys.*, 1997,**187**: 583-595.Gorshkov,A., V.Keilis-Borok, I.Rotwain, A.Soloviev, and I.Vorobieva, On dynamics of seismicity simulated by the models of blocks-and-faults systems.

*Annali di Geofisica*, 1997,**XL**, 5: 1217-1232.Ismail-Zadeh,A.T., B.M.Naimark, and S.L.Kostyuchenko, Quantitative modelling of the Tunguska Basin evolution in the Palaeozoic: A role of eclogitization within the uppermost mantle.

*J. Geodynamics*, 1997,**23**, 1: 47-64.Ismail-Zadeh,A.T., S.L.Kostyuchenko, and B.M.Naimark, The Timan-Pechora Basin (northeastern European Russia): tectonic subsidence analysis and a model of formation mechanism.

*Tectonophysics,*1997,**283**: 205-218.Keilis-Borok,V.I. On predictability of critical phenomena. Reflection on Science at the Dawn of the Third Millennium, Pontifical Academy of Sciences, 1997,

**4**: 111-128.Keilis-Borok,V.I., I.M.Rotwain, and A.A

*.*Soloviev, Numerical modeling of block structure dynamics: dependence of a synthetic earthquake flow on the structure separateness and boundary movements.*Journal of Seismology*, 1997,**1**, 2: 151-160.Khokhlov,A., G.Hulot, and J-L.Le Mouël, Uniqueness of mainly dipolar magnetic field recovered from its directional data.

*Geophys. J. Int.*, 1997,**129**, 2: 347-354.Khokhlov,A., G.Hulot, and J-L.Le Mouël, On the Backus effect - I.

*Geophys. J. Int.*, 1997,**130**, 3: 701-703.Kossobokov,V.G., J.H.Healy, and J.W.Dewey, Testing an earthquake prediction algorithm.

*Pure and Appl. Geophys.*, 1997,**149**: 219-232.Molchan,G.M. Turbulent cascades: Limitations and a statistical test of the lognormal hypothesis.

*Phys. Fluids*, 1997,**9**, 8: 2387-2396.Molchan,G.M. Burgers equation with self-similar Gaussian initial data: Tail probabilities.

*Journal of Statistical Physics*, 1997,**88**, 5/6: 1139-1150.Molchan,G.M. Earthquake Prediction as a Decision-making Problem.

*Pure and Appl. Geophys.*, 1997,**149**: 233-247.Molchan,G.M., and T.L.Kronrod, Model of seismicity for the Caucasus Test Area. In D.Giardini and S.Balassanian (eds),

*Historical and Prehistirical Earthquakes in the Caucasus*(Proceeding of the NATO ARW on Historical and Prehistirical Earthquakes in the Caucasus, Yerevan, Armenia, Jul 11-15, 1996). Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997, ILP Publication, 333: 485-501.Molchan,G., T.Kronrod, and G.F.Panza, Multi-scale seismicity model for seismic risk.

*Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America*, 1997,**87**, 5: 1220-1229.Panza,G.F., A.A.Soloviev, and I.A.Vorobieva, Numerical modelling of block-structure dynamics: Application to the Vrancea region.

*Pure and Appl. Geophys.*, 1997,**149**: 313-336.Pisarenko,V.F., and A.A.Lyubushin, Statistical estimation of maximum peak ground acceleration at a given point of a seismic region.

*Journal of Seismology*, 1997,**1**, 4: 395-405.Podvigina,O.M., and V.A.Zheligovsky, An optimized iterative method for numerical solution of large systems of equations based on the extremal property of zeroes of Chebyshev polynomials.

*Journal of Scientific Computing*, 1997,**12**, 4: 433-464.Rotwain,I., V.Keilis-Borok, and L.Botvina, Premonitory transformation of steel fracturing and seismicity.

*Phys. Earth and Planet. Inter.*, 1997,**101**: 61-71.