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.
Final scientific rept., 1 May 64-30 Apr 66,
NEVADA UNIV RENO MACKAY SCHOOL OF MINES
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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