State-of-the-Art for Assessing Earthquake Hazards in the United States: Report 19, The Evidence for Reservoir-Induced Macroearthquakes

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Partial abstract: "The published evidence of reservoir-induced macroearthquakes is critically reviewed. The evidence is partitioned into three types: (a) evidence of a post-impoundment increase in seismicity, (b) correlation evidence that is composed of a plot of a reservoir variable and a seismicity variable and, in most cases, an auxiliary variable, time, and (c) evidence based on the slope of the magnitude-frequency relationship (b value evidence)."

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194 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.

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Meade, Ronald B. June 1982.

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Partial abstract: "The published evidence of reservoir-induced macroearthquakes is critically reviewed. The evidence is partitioned into three types: (a) evidence of a post-impoundment increase in seismicity, (b) correlation evidence that is composed of a plot of a reservoir variable and a seismicity variable and, in most cases, an auxiliary variable, time, and (c) evidence based on the slope of the magnitude-frequency relationship (b value evidence)."

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194 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.

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Meade, Ronald B. State-of-the-Art for Assessing Earthquake Hazards in the United States: Report 19, The Evidence for Reservoir-Induced Macroearthquakes, report, June 1982; Vicksburg, Mississippi. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc303975/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.