Research Projects

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.
January 8, 2013

Louie, Cashman, Pullammanappallil: Gravity Survey of PGE Lease Blocks, Mt. Hood, Oregon

A university-industry collaboration seeks base-load green energy development.
January 8, 2013

Louie, Pullammanappallil, (Mellors), (Sweeney): Imaging of the Underground Cavity Collapse Zone at U-20AK, Salut Ground Zero, Using Seismic Reflection, Refraction Tomography and Refraction Microtremor Techniques

Developing on-site inspection techniques promoting global nuclear security- a collaboration with Optim and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories.
January 7, 2013

(Driscoll), Kent & Wesnousky : Southern California Collaborative Offshore Geophysical Surveys

A Scripps and UNR led (Driscoll lead-PI) project to assess the seismic hazard environment near San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS).
January 6, 2013

Kent: Reprocessing of Chevron data offshore San Onofre, California and Integration into Reflection Database

Reprocessing and interpretation of vintage 1979 Chevron MCS data using modern techniques to study fault structure offshore San Diego and Orange counties.
January 5, 2013

Kent, Wesnousky & (Driscoll): Constraining the dextral component of slip on faults in the Tahoe Basin using Airborne and Terrestrial LIDAR data

USGS-funded study to use airborne and to be collected terrestrial LiDAR to investigate potential dextral slip on the Lake Tahoe basin bounding faults.
January 4, 2013

Wesnousky, Kent & (Driscoll): Earthquake Size and Slip Rate of the Pyramid Lake Fault Zone near Reno, NV

USGS NEHRP-funded project to use terrestrial LiDAR to investigate large offset events on the Pyramid Lake Fault
January 4, 2013

(Driscoll), Kent, (Shock and Babcock): Developing and Improving Scripps Shallow-water mapping capability

Project to build next generation synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) CHIRP profiler and purchase a Reson 7125 multibeam system to be housed at Scripps.