Research Projects

September 1, 2014

Wesnousky: Cosmogenic and OSL Dating for Determining Slip Rate of Normal Faults Near Reno

September 1, 2014

Wesnousky: Mechanics of Earthquake Faulting in the Himalayan Convergent Plate Boundary

NSF Funded Research
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.
June 1, 2014

Biasi and Wesnousky: The Role of Fault Bends and Complexities in Earthquake Ruptures: Empirical Relations for Use in Seismic Hazard Analysis

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.
March 1, 2014

Anderson, Biasi, Wesnousky: Earthquake Magnitude Estimation from Fault Dimensions and Slip Rate

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