Accession Number:

AD0647414

Title:

STUDY OF SEISMICITY, MECHANICS OF FAULTING AND CRUSTAL STRUCTURE WITHIN THE BASIN AND RANGE AND ADJOINING PROVINCES, WITH EMPHASIS ON SEISMIC INFORMATION PROVIDED BY NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS.

Descriptive Note:

Final scientific rept., 1 May 64-30 Apr 66,

Corporate Author:

NEVADA UNIV RENO MACKAY SCHOOL OF MINES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

This report covers the accomplishments of the seismological research program at the University of Nevada, for the period 1 May 1964 to 30 April 1966, under grant No. AF-AFOSR-646-64. Sections of the report treat 1 the establishment of new seismographic stations in the Nevada area 2 development of new field instruments for studies of small- and micro-earthquakes 3 publication of a Nevada earthquake catalog and epicenter map for the period 1852-1961 4 automation of routine seismological analysis 5 focal depth studies 6 study of the structure of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii 7 seismicity studies and 8 microearthquake studies. During the grant period, research was begun andor completed which resulted in 3 graduate theses, a published map, a field trip guide, 7 abstracts of papers presented at scientific meetings, and 5 papers published in scientific journals. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Seismology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE