Browsing by Author "Abbott, Robert E."
Abbott, Robert E.; Louie, John N. (3/1/2000)Sedimentary basins can trap earthquake surface waves and amplify the magnitude and lengthen the duration of seismic shaking at the surface. Poor existing gravity and well-data coverage of the basins below the rapidly growing ...
Geophysical confirmation of low-angle normal slip on the historically active Dixie Valley fault, Nevada Abbott, Robert E.; Louie, John N.; Caskey, S. John; Pullammanappallil, Satish K. (3/10/2001)The December 16, 1954, Dixie Valley earthquake (Ms = 6.8) followed the nearby Fairview Peak earthquake (Ms = 7.2) by 4 min, 20 s. Waveforms from the Fairview Peak event contaminate those from the Dixie Valley event, making ...
Abbott, Robert E. (University of Nevada, Reno, 2001)Methods of shallow exploration geophysics are used to gather information regarding seismic hazards and tectonics.