Paleoseismology

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  • Author : James P. McCalpin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 629 pages
  • ISBN : 9780080919980
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Paleoseismology

Paleoseismology
  • Author : James P. McCalpin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 02 July 2009
GET THIS BOOK Paleoseismology

Paleoseismology has become an important component of seismic risk analysis, which is mandated for nuclear power plants, dams, waste repositories, and other critical structures. This book is the first in the English language to be devoted solely to paleoseismology. It summarizes the development of the field from the 1960s to the present, encompassing material that is currently widely dispersed in journal articles. * Includes a comprehensive review of the techniques currently used in paleoseismology * Emphasizes practical methods of data collection and

Recent Advances in North American Paleoseismology and Neotectonics East of the Rockies

Recent Advances in North American Paleoseismology and Neotectonics East of the Rockies
  • Author : Randel Tom Cox
  • Publisher : Geological Society of America
  • Release : 11 August 2022
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"This volume focuses on the continental intraplate region of the United States and provides an update and overview of documented Quaternary faulting and paleoseismic liquefaction east of the Rocky Mountains, and of the application of these results to seismic hazard and risk assessments. Contributions include papers that describe zones of newly recognized Quaternary deformation such as the East Tennessee Seismic Zone, as well as reinterpretations of well-known areas such as the New Madrid Seismic Zone. The chapters make important contributions

Paleoseismic Investigation of the Clarkston Junction Hills and Wellsville Faults West Cache Fault Zone Cache County Utah

Paleoseismic Investigation of the Clarkston  Junction Hills  and Wellsville Faults  West Cache Fault Zone  Cache County  Utah
  • Author : Bill D. Black,Richard E. Giraud,Bea H. Mayes
  • Publisher : Utah Geological Survey
  • Release : 01 January 2000
GET THIS BOOK Paleoseismic Investigation of the Clarkston Junction Hills and Wellsville Faults West Cache Fault Zone Cache County Utah

Field work for this paleoseismic investigation was performed in 1997 at three sites (Winter Canyon, Roundy Farm, and Deep Canyon) on the Clarkston, Junction Hills, and Wellsville faults. These faults, along with several lesser associated faults nearby, comprise the West Cache fault zone on the west side of Cache Valley. No previous paleoseismic studies had been conducted on these faults. The information reported here on the size, timing, and recurrence of surface-faulting earthquakes on the West Cache fault zone is critical

Paleoseismic Investigation at Rock Canyon Provo Segment Wasatch Fault Zone Utah County Utah

Paleoseismic Investigation at Rock Canyon  Provo Segment  Wasatch Fault Zone  Utah County  Utah
  • Author : William R. Lund,Bill D. Black
  • Publisher : Utah Geological Survey
  • Release : 11 August 1998
GET THIS BOOK Paleoseismic Investigation at Rock Canyon Provo Segment Wasatch Fault Zone Utah County Utah

Field work for this paleoseismic investigation at Rock Canyon was performed in 1988. It was one of three studies conducted in the late 1980s and early 1990s to determine if the Provo segment of the Wasatch fault zone should be subdivided into three smaller segments as tentatively proposed by Machette and others on the basis of their geologic mapping. This investigation was the last of the three studies performed. Those results, combined with the results of paleoseismic investigations at American Fork

Paleoseismology of Utah Volume 17

Paleoseismology of Utah  Volume 17
  • Author : Christopher B. DuRoss,Greg N. McDonald,William R. Lund
  • Publisher : Utah Geological Survey
  • Release : 01 March 2008
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This CD contains a 33 page report, appendix, and plate. This study presents the results of fault-trench excavations near Santaquin, Utah, and includes discussion of (1) previous paleoseismic investigations on the Nephi segment, (2) the geology of the Santaquin trench site and excavations (3) paleoseismic results, including the timing of the most recent surface-faulting earthquake, fault displacement and slip rate, and surface-faulting earthquake recurrence and (4) implications for the segmentation of the southern Wasatch fault zone.

Paleoseismic Investigation on the Salt Lake City Segment of the Wasatch Fault Zone at the South Fork Dry Creek and Dry Gulch Sites Salt Lake County Utah

Paleoseismic Investigation on the Salt Lake City Segment of the Wasatch Fault Zone at the South Fork Dry Creek and Dry Gulch Sites  Salt Lake County  Utah
  • Author : Bill D. Black,William R. Lund,David P. Schwartz,Harold E. Gill,Bea H. Mayes
  • Publisher : Utah Geological Survey
  • Release : 01 January 1996
GET THIS BOOK Paleoseismic Investigation on the Salt Lake City Segment of the Wasatch Fault Zone at the South Fork Dry Creek and Dry Gulch Sites Salt Lake County Utah

The South Fork Dry Creek and Dry Gulch sites lie within a few hundred meters of each other in the southeastern part of the Salt Lake Valley, and together provide the only location on the heavily urbanized Salt Lake City segment of the Wasatch fault zone where it is possible to develop a complete surface-faulting chronology for the segment since middle Holocene time (the past 6,000 years). Investigations at the two sites took place intermittently between 1985 and 1995 as permission was obtained

Paleoseismology and Seismic Hazards Southwestern British Columbia

Paleoseismology and Seismic Hazards  Southwestern British Columbia
  • Author : Geological Survey of Canada
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 11 August 1996
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The historical and geological record indicate that the earthquake hazard in south-western British Columbia is relatively high. This bulletin presents results of a major paleoseismological investigation consisting of several related interdisciplinary studies that extend the seismic record of the region into prehistory. Three introductory sections contain background material on the region's geologic and tectonic setting, earthquake sources, historical seismicity, and research methods used. This is followed by four sections summarizing paleoseismological research on the following indicators of possible past earthquakes:

History of Late Holocene Earthquakes at the Willow Creek Site and on the Nephi Segment Wasatch Fault Zone Utah

History of Late Holocene Earthquakes at the Willow Creek Site and on the Nephi Segment  Wasatch Fault Zone  Utah
  • Author : Anthony J. Crone,Stephen F. Personius,Christopher B. DuRoss,Michael N. Machette,Shannon A. Mahan
  • Publisher : Utah Geological Survey
  • Release : 15 September 2014
GET THIS BOOK History of Late Holocene Earthquakes at the Willow Creek Site and on the Nephi Segment Wasatch Fault Zone Utah

This 43-page report presents new data from the Willow Creek site that provides well-defined and narrow bounds on the times of the three youngest earthquakes on the southern strand of the Nephi segment, Wasatch Fault zone, and refines the time of the youngest earthquake to about 200 years ago. This is the youngest surface rupture on the entire Wasatch fault zone, which occurred about a century or less before European settles arrived in Utah. Two trenches at the Willow Creek site

International Handbook of Earthquake Engineering Seismology

International Handbook of Earthquake   Engineering Seismology
  • Author : William H.K. Lee,Paul Jennings,Carl Kisslinger,Hiroo Kanamori
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 September 2002
GET THIS BOOK International Handbook of Earthquake Engineering Seismology

Modern scientific investigations of earthquakes began in the 1880s, and the International Association of Seismology was organized in 1901 to promote collaboration of scientists and engineers in studying earthquakes. The International Handbook of Earthquake and Engineering Seismology, under the auspices of the International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior (IASPEI), was prepared by leading experts under a distinguished international advisory board and team of editors. The content is organized into 56 chapters and includes over 430 figures, 24 of which are

Treatise on Geophysics

Treatise on Geophysics
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 17 April 2015
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Treatise on Geophysics, Second Edition, is a comprehensive and in-depth study of the physics of the Earth beyond what any geophysics text has provided previously. Thoroughly revised and updated, it provides fundamental and state-of-the-art discussion of all aspects of geophysics. A highlight of the second edition is a new volume on Near Surface Geophysics that discusses the role of geophysics in the exploitation and conservation of natural resources and the assessment of degradation of natural systems by pollution. Additional features

Minoan Earthquakes

Minoan Earthquakes
  • Author : Simon Jusseret,Manuel Sintubin
  • Publisher : Leuven University Press
  • Release : 09 June 2017
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Interdisciplinary study on the role of earthquakes in the eastern Mediterranean Does the “Minoan myth” still stand up to scientific scrutiny? Since the work of Sir Arthur Evans at Knossos (Crete, Greece), the romanticized vision of the Cretan Bronze Age as an era of peaceful prosperity only interrupted by the catastrophic effects of natural disasters has captured the popular and scientific imagination. Its impact on the development of archaeology, archaeoseismology, and earthquake geology in the eastern Mediterranean is considerable. Yet,