Research Projects

July 1, 2019

Wesnousky: Paleoearthquake Trenching Investigation of Active Faults in and near Carson City

July 1, 2019

Louie, Smith: Testing Reno-area basin models with shaking records from moderate local and regional earthquakes

Developing a Reno ShakeOut Scenario for public safety and planning in the Reno/Sparks/Carson/Tahoe urban area.
February 1, 2019

Smith: Nevada Seismicity Studies - Input to Hazard Assessment, Clusters & Sequences, Source Physics, and Ground Motions

January 22, 2019

Smith, Kent: NV Energy, Public-Private Partnership Initiative for Wildfire Risk Reduction

A supplementary buildout of the ALERTWildfire network through support from NV Energy.
October 1, 2018

Kent, Smith, (Driscoll): ALERTWildfire SCE Fire Camara Network

Deployment of 160 ALERTWildfire cameras in SoCal Edison service territory
August 21, 2018

Kent, Smith: USGS Cooperative Agreement Supplement: Deferred Maintenance - Phase 1

Phase 1 upgrade of seismic instruments is primarily focussed in northern Nevada.
August 1, 2018

Kent, Smith, (Driscoll): ALERTWildfire PG&E Fire Camara Network, Phase 1

Deployment of the 1st 130 of 600 ALERTWildfire cameras in PG&E service territory
July 1, 2018

Kent, Strachan: CC* Networking Infrastructure: Building a high-performance, flexible DMZ backbone at the University of Nevada, Reno

University of Reno is getting a campus wide network upgrade provided by an National Science Foundation grant.
May 16, 2018

Kent, Smith & (Driscoll): AlertNorthBay pilot fire camera project

Sonoma Water funded project to place the 1st 8 fire cameras in Sonoma County.
December 1, 2017

Louie, Pancha, Pullammanappallil: Deep ReMi Shear Velocities in the Reno-Area Basin

Students assisted deployment of 3-km-long seismometer arrays by Optim SDS, assessing earthquake shaking hazards in Midtown Reno and Sparks. West Reno results now published.