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References Cited

(This is a list of the references cited in other parts of this Web site on liquefaction; it is not a bibliography on the subject.)

Boatwright, John, and Bundock, Howard, 2005, Modified Mercalli Intensity Maps for the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Plotted in ShakeMap Format: U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Report 2005-1135 (http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1135/)

Chin, John L, Wong, Florence L., and Carlson, Paul R., 2004, Shifting Shoals and Shattered Rocks--How Man Has Transformed the Floor of West-Central San Francisco Bay: U.S. Geological Survey, Circular 1259 (http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/2004/c1259/)

Dow, G.R., 1973, Bay fill in San Francisco--A history of change: California State University at San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif., M.A. thesis, 249 p.

Holzer, T.L., 1994, Loma Prieta damage largely attributed to enhanced ground shaking: EOS, v. 75, no. 26, pages 299-301.

Holzer, T.L., Bennett, M.J., Noce, T.E., Padovani, A.C., Tinsley, J.C., III, 2002, Liquefaction hazard and shaking amplification maps of Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland, and Piedmont, California: a digital database, US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2002-296 (http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2002/of02-296/)

Knudsen, K.L., J.M. Sowers, R.C. Witter, C.M. Wentworth, E.J. Helley, Nicholson, R.S., Wright, H.M., and Brown, K.H., 2000, Preliminary Maps of Quaternary Deposits and Liquefaction Susceptibility, Nine-County San Francisco Bay Region, California: A Digital Database: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-444 (http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2000/of00-444/)

Lawson, A. C., 1908, The California earthquake of April 18, 1906, Report of the State Earthquake Investigation Commission: Carnegie Institution of Washington, Publication no 87, Washington DC, (http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/hb1h4n989f/)

Mitchell, J.K., and Wentz, F.J., 1998, Improved ground performance during the earthquake, in Holzer, T.L. ed/, The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of October 17, 1989 - Liquefaction: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1551-B, Pages 241-272

O'Rourke, T.D., Beaujon, P.A., and Scawthorn, C.R., 1992, Large ground deformations and their effects on lifeline facilities: 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, in O'Rourke, T.D. and Hamada, M. eds., Case Studies of Liquefaction and Lifeline Performance During Past Earthquakes, vol 2, NCEER Technical Report 92-0002.

Seed, R.B.,  Cetin, K.O.,  Moss, R.E.S. , Kammerer, A.M., Wu, J., Pestana, J.M., and Riemer, M.F., 2001, Recent advances in soil liquefaction engineering and seismic site response evaluation, in Proceedings: Fourth International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics, Paper No. SPL-2

Seed, R.B., Dickenson, S.E., Riemer, M.F., Bray, J.D., Sitar, N., Mitchell, J.K., Idriss, I.M., Kayen, R.E., Kropp, A., Harder, L.F., Jr., and Power, M.S., 1990, Preliminary report on the principal geotechnical aspects of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, Earthquake Engineering Research Center, Report No. UCB/EERC-90/05.

Tinsley, J.C., III, Egan, J.A., Kayen, R.E., Bennett, M.J., Kropp, A., and Holzer, T.L., 1998, Appendix: Maps and descriptions of liquefaction and associated effects: in Holzer, T.L., ed., The Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of October 17, 1989 - Liquefaction: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1551-B.

Witter, R.C., Knudsen, K.L, Sowers, J.M., Wentworth, C.M., Koehler, R.D., and Randolph, C. E. , 2006, Maps of Quaternary Deposits and Liquefaction Susceptibility in the Central San Francisco Bay Region, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1037, scale 1:24,000 (http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1037/)

Working Group on California Earthquake Probabilities, 2003, Earthquake probabilities in the San Francisco Bay region: 2002-2031: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-214. (http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-214/)

Youd, T.L., 1995, Liquefaction-induced lateral ground displacement, in, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics, April 2-7, 1995, vol. II, St Louis, Missouri, pages 911-925.

Youd, T.L., and Hoose, S.N., 1978, Historical ground failures in Northern California triggered by earthquakes: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 993.

 

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