Research Projects

July 2, 2014

Wesnousky, Louie, Faulds: Neotectonics and Structural Development of the Northern Walker Lane

The shapes of sedimentary basins reveal the mechanics of the trans-tensional motions of the Northern Walker Lane Belt.
July 1, 2014

Louie: Deep ReMi Shear Velocities in the NE Reno-Area Basin

Students will assist deployment of 3-km seismometer arrays by Optim SDS, assessing earthquake shaking hazards in Sparks.
May 2, 2014

Kent: Next Generation Imaging of Magmatic Processes beneath the Juan de Fuca Ridge using MCS data.

Full Waveform Inversion (FWI) combined with Reverse Time Migration (RTM) provides new imaging capabilities in volcanic terrain.
January 1, 2014

Tibuleac: Crust-mantle boundary constraints from ambient noise autocorrelations in North America

January 12, 2013

Kent & Smith: Fault Distribution, Slip-Rate Determination and a Focused Seismicity Study of the Pyramid Lake Basin

NEHRP funded continued work on seismic CHIRP imagery and integration with seismicity patterns at Pyramid Lake
January 9, 2013

Smith, Plank, Slater, Williams: Source Physics Experiment Support and Regional Monitoring on the Nevada National Security Site

January 9, 2013

Smith, Slater, Torrisi: Seismic Monitoring in the Pyramid Lake Basin

January 9, 2013

Smith and Kent: Sierraville Moho-depth volcanic sequence

January 8, 2013

Louie, Pullammanappallil, Pancha, Honjas, (Hellmer): Nevada ShakeZoning

Using Nevada data and Nevada-grown technologies to protect our state's economy from earthquake disaster.
January 8, 2013

Louie, Pullammanappallil: Advanced Seismic Imaging for Geothermal Development

New exploration technologies, grown in Nevada in collaboration with Optim, are unlocking geothermal reservoirs for energy development.
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