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In general the minimal and maximal Lipschitz-HSlder exponents can lie anywhere in the support. In Fig. 9, a comparison between the theoretical (solid) and two numerically determined multifractal spectra (dashed) is shown. The two numerically determined spectra stem from the set shown in Fig. 8 and another random subset of the same size. 4 for least clustered points. As is shown by their low fractal dimension f , these extremal clusters occupy very little space of the fractal; they occur very rarely.
Indeed also the Gutenberg-Richter power-law of earthquake magnitude versus frequency predicts the divergence of statistical moments ([HLS+94]). , [P+92]). Therefore, careful attention was paid to the convergence of the statistical moments involved. Namely, it was assured that the moments were finite, showed convergence as the number of data points was increased and that they were consistent for different data sets obtained from the same distribution. D e t e r m i n i n g t h e r e g i o n a n d t h e e x p o n e n t o f scaling The tog-log plots consist of a linear region sandwiched between two horizontal regimes.
Cro86]). These effects include interactions between landslides on various scales which supports a dynamical system approach. The primary causes for the triggering of landslides, however, are heavy rainfalls and earthquakes, both of which have been shown to be multifractals ([SL93] and references therein, [HLS+94, HIY92, GGPg0, HI91], Godano and Caruso 1995). Recently examples for the multifractality of topography itself have also been given ([SL93] and references therein). , [SAK88]). These findings further strongly support the assumption of multifractality of the landslide process.
Earth Inferno by Austin Osman Spare