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G & G research in Earthquake Studies


G & G scientists work in collaboration with the USGS Earthquake Hazards program and other earthquake science organizations. Exampes of G & G earthquake geology research and reports include:


Barnett, E.A., Weaver, C.S., Meagher, K.L., Wang, Z., Madin, I.P., Wang, M., Haugerud, R.A., Wells, R.E., Blakely, R.J., Ballantyne, D.B., Darienzo, M., and the Portland area working group, 2005, Lifelines and earthquake hazards along the Interstate 5 Urban Corridor: Woodburn, Oregon to Centralia, Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1085, 2 sheets, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1085/.

Langenheim, V.E., Graymer, R.W., and Jachens, R.C., 2006, Geophysical setting of the 2000 ML 5.2 Yountville, California, earthquake: implications for seismic hazard in Napa Valley, California: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 96, p. 1192-1198.

Phelps, G.A., 2008, Analysis of a spatial point pattern; examining the damage to pavement and pipes in Santa Clara Valley resulting from the Loma Prieta earthquake: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1442, 49 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1442/.

Phelps, G.A., Graymer, R.W., Jachens, R.C., Ponce, D.A., Simpson, R.W., and Wentworth, C.M., 2008, Three-dimensional geologic map of the Hayward Fault zone, San Francisco Bay region, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3045, 34 p., 1 oversize sheet, http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3045/.  

Ross, S.L., Lee, H.J., Parsons, T.E., Beyer, L.A., Boore,D.M., Conrad, J.E., Edwards, B.D., Fisher, M.A., Frankel, A.D., Geist, E.L., Hudnut, K.W., Hough, S.E., Kayen, R.E., Lorenson, T.D., Luco, N., McCrory, P.A., McGann, M.L., Nathenson, M., Nolan, M., Petersen, M.D., Ponti, D.J., Powell, C.L., II, Ryan, H.F., Tinsley, J.C., Wills, C.J., Wong, F.L., and, Jingping X., 2008, Comments on potential geologic and seismic hazards affecting proposed liquefied natural gas site in Santa Monica Bay, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1344, 60 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1344/.

Rosenberg, L.I., and Clark, J.C., 2009, Map of the Rinconada and Reliz Fault Zones, Salinas River Valley, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3059, scale 1:250,000 with pamphlet, http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3059/

Rymer, M.J., Hickman S.H., and Stoffer, P.W., 2006, A field guide to the central, creeping section of the San Andreas Fault and the San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth, in Prentice. C.S., Scotchmoor, J.G., Moores, E.M, and Kiland, J.P., eds., 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Centennial Field Guide: Geological Society of America Field Guide 7, p. 237-272.

Slemmons, D.B, Vittori, E., Jayko, A.S., Carver, G.A., and Bacon, S.N., 2008, Quaternary Fault and Lineament Map of Owens Valley, Inyo County, Eastern California: Geological Society of America Map and Chart Series 96, 2 sheets, scale:1:100,000, doi: 10.1130/2008.MCH096

Stoffer, P.W., 2006, Earthquake Trail, Sanborn County Park: A geology hike along the San Andreas Fault, in Prentice, C.S., Scotchmoor, J.G., Moores, E.M, and Kiland, J.P., eds., 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Centennial Field Guides: Geological Society of America Field Guide 7, p. 215-235.

Stoffer, P.W., 2005, The San Andreas fault in the San Francisco Bay area, California: A geology field trip guidebook to selected stops on public lands: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 05-1127, 133 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1127/.

Stoffer, P.W., 2008, Where's the Hayward Fault? A green guide to the fault: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1135, 88 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1135/.

Stoffer, P.W., 2006, Where's the San Andreas Fault? A Guidebook to Tracing the Fault on Public Lands in the San Francisco Bay Region: U.S. Geological Survey General Interest Publication 16, 123 p.; http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/2006/16/

Wentworth, C.M., Williams, R.A., Jachens, R.C., Graymer, R.W., and Stephenson, W.J., 2010, The Quaternary Silver Creek Fault beneath the Santa Clara Valley, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, 2010-1010, 50 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1010/].


 

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