A Fault-Rupture Propagation Model for Ground Motion Simulation

Calibration of Water-Velocity Meters
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), as part of its responsibility to appraise the quantity of water resources in the United States, maintains facilities for the calibration of water-velocity...

National Water Quality Assessment: Moving from Measurement to Understanding
The USGS National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA) program began in 1991. The objectives of the program were to characterize the quality of the Nations ground and surface water, assess...

Smart Online Structural Monitoring and Diagnosis
(abstract only) This paper describes the observation matrix as innovative monitoring and diagnosis: (1) The matrix elements of the observation matrix multiplied by its transposed serve...

A Study of the Stability of the Elms Cliffs on the Chesapeake Bay
The Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries form one of the most prized natural treasures of the United States. Although parts of the Bay's shoreline have been subjected to pollution, overdevelopment...

Characterization of Uncertainty in Underground Structures

Regional Geologic Characteristics along the South Shore of Long Island, New York

Synthesizing Geological Observations and Processes–Response Data for Modeling Coastal Change at Management Scale

Water Quality in the Sierra Vista Subbasin, Southeastern Arizona: A Baseline for the Future
As part of the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) National Water-Quality Assessment program, water-quality studies were completed in the Sierra Vista subbasin in southeastern Arizona during...

Pipeline Damage Due to Fault Offsets in the Landers Earthquake

Near Fault Ground Motion Effects on Single-Degree-of-Freedom (SDOF) Inelastic Response

United States Geological Survey Bridge Scour Evaluation Program in Texas

Effect of Near-Fault Ground Motions on the Response of Frame Structures

Using Geophysical Data to Assess Scour Development

Estimating Bridge Scour in New York from Historical U.S. Geological Survey Stream Flow Measurements

Seismic Upgrades Techniques of Improving Post-Earthquake Reliability of Pipelines

Identifying and Baselining Boulders for Underground Construction

Detailed Field Measurement of Scour Processes During Floods

U.S. Geological Survey Field Measurements of Pier Scour

Solid Footing (available in Geoenvironmental Special Issue only)
The new $500 million Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in San Bernardino, Calif., sits near two fault lines. The importance of the facility and the sensitivity of the area made seismic...





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