Research Projects

May 15, 2023

Louie: Building a CVM for seismic resilience in western Nevada's industrial base: Collaborative research with the Univ. of Nevada, Reno and Univ. of Cincinnati

Louie and Sturmer (U. Cincinnati) with CTEMPs lead students in gravity and passive seismic measurements of basin thickness and geotechnical velocity in Reno's critical industrial areas to improve community earthquake resilience
August 15, 2022

Trugman: Machine-enabled modeling of terminus ablation for Greenland's outlet glaciers

NSF funded award for a machine-learning exercise to develop equations for ice-ocean interaction
June 15, 2022

Trugman: Testing Collision Versus Frictional Stress-Drop Models of High-Frequency Earthquake Ground Motions

NSF award to understand the physical origin of high-frequency seismic energy
September 1, 2021

Trugman: Toward an integrated modeling framework for physics-based estimates of megathrust rupture potential

Multidisciplinary approach to develop numerical models to understand megathrust earthquakes
June 2, 2020

Louie: Vs(z) Archive

Geotechnical shear-wave velocity versus depth data from hundreds of sites in Nevada, California, and New Zealand
January 31, 2020

Smith, Kent: Western Great Basin Seismic Network

5 year continued support of the larger ANSS seismic network
November 15, 2019

Kent, Smith: Earthquake Early Warning in Eastern California, Phases 1-3

The Nevada Seismological Laboratory is working with California ShakeAlert partners to bring earthquake warnings to eastern California.
August 21, 2019

Kent, Smith: USGS Cooperative Agreement Supplement: Deferred Maintenance - Phase 2

Phase 2 upgrade of seismic instruments focussed primarily in southern Nevada.
July 9, 2019

Kent, Kell, (Arnulf, Harding): NSF-funded: AXIAL3D Expedition

A group of 13 scientists is using 3D Seismic Imaging technology to understand the complex magma body structure within the submarine Axial Volcano, using assets provided by the R/V Marcus Langseth.
July 1, 2019

Wesnousky: Paleoseismology of the M7.3 1915 Pleasant Valley Earthquake Ruptures

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