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  • Community Exposure to Tsunami Hazards in California

    Community Exposure to Tsunami Hazards in California

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) | February 20, 2013...
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    Evidence of past events and modeling of potential events suggest that tsunamis are significant threats to low-lying communities on the California coast. To...

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  • Factors and Processes Affecting Delta Levee System Vulnerability

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    Factors and Processes Affecting Delta Levee System Vulnerability

    San Francisco Estuary & Watershed Science (UC Davis) | December 1, 2016...
    Summary

    The authors appraised factors and processes related to human activities and high water, subsidence, and seismicity. Farming and drainage of peat soils over...

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  • Irregular Focal Mechanisms Observed at Salton Sea Geothermal Field: Possible Influences of Anthropogenic Stress Perturbations

    Irregular Focal Mechanisms Observed at Salton Sea Geothermal Field: Possible Influences of Anthropogenic Stress Perturbations

    Stanford University | February 12, 2018...
    Summary

    At the Salton Sea Geothermal Field (SSGF), strain accumulation is released through seismic slip and aseismic deformation. Earthquake activity at the SSGF often...

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  • Resilience by Design

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    Resilience by Design

    City of Los Angeles | January 7, 2016...
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    Resilience by Design presents the recommendations of the Mayoral Seismic Safety Task Force, the members of which are listed in the Acknowledgements Section...

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    Seasonal non-tectonic loading inferred from GPS as a potential trigger for the M6.0 South Napa Earthquake

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    Seasonal non-tectonic loading inferred from GPS as a potential trigger for the M6.0 South Napa Earthquake

    Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth | May 8, 2018...
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    It is well established that earthquakes occur on fault systems where stress has accumulated over periods of centuries to millennia. The specific factors...

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  • State Water Project Seismic Loading Criteria Report

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    State Water Project Seismic Loading Criteria Report

    California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | September 19, 2012...
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    Seismic loading criteria are developed for various types of structures in the State Water Project (SWP) to use in future designs and evaluations....

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  • Stormquakes

    Stormquakes

    American Geophysical Union (AGU) | October 14, 2019...
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    Seismic signals from ocean-solid Earth interactions are ubiquitously recorded on our planet. However, these wavefields are typically incoherent in the time domain limiting their...

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  • Subsurface Geometry of the San Andreas Fault in Southern California: Results from the Salton Seismic Imaging Project (SSIP) and Strong Ground Motion Expectations

    Subsurface Geometry of the San Andreas Fault in Southern California: Results from the Salton Seismic Imaging Project (SSIP) and Strong Ground Motion Expectations

    Seismological Society of America (SSA) | August 1, 2017...
    Summary

    The San Andreas fault (SAF) is one of the most studied strike‐slip faults in the world; yet its subsurface geometry is still uncertain...

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  • Toward a Resilient Global Society: Air, Sea Level, Earthquakes, and Weather

    Toward a Resilient Global Society: Air, Sea Level, Earthquakes, and Weather

    American Geophysical Union (AGU) | April 30, 2019...
    Summary

    Society's progress along the four corners of prepare, adsorb, respond and adapt resilience square is uneven, in spite of our understanding of the...

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  • Water Supply Damage, Recovery, and Lifeline Interaction in an Earthquake Sequence

    Water Supply Damage, Recovery, and Lifeline Interaction in an Earthquake Sequence

    American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) | September 7, 2017...
    Summary

    Earthquake damage to water supply systems profoundly affects society, potentially costing the economy tens of billions of dollars. Water agencies for 22% of...

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