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Accelerograms from the Mammoth Lakes, California earthquake sequence of May-July, 1980 recorded on a temporary array

Moslem, Kaazem and Amini, Ali and Kontic, Branko and Anderson, John G. and Heaton, Thomas H. (1983) Accelerograms from the Mammoth Lakes, California earthquake sequence of May-July, 1980 recorded on a temporary array. Report: CE (University of Southern California - Dept. of Civil Engineering). No.83. University of Southern California , Los Angeles, CA.

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The Mammoth Lakes California earthquake sequence consisted of three earthquakes of M > 6, and numerous smaller shocks. After the first of the M > 6 events, a field crew was mobilized to install, on a temporary basis, seven strong motion accelerographs which were borrowed from other less urgent applications. A total of 169 accelerograms were recorded, including multiple recordings from one event with M = 6.3, three more events with M > 5.0, and multiple recordings of 21 separate aftershocks with M > 3.

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Additional Information:© 1983 University of Southern California. Several persons and institutions readily cooperated to help install the accelerographs quickly after the earthquake. These include T. Heaton and P. German of the U.S. Geological Survey, and P. Jennings, R. Reyes and A. Lin of the California Institute of Technology. Without their prompt enthusiastic response, this project would not have been possible. We also want to thank the many persons and institutes who allowed us to install an accelerograph on their property. This research was supported by the National Science Foundation under grants PFR 77-17983 to the University of Southern California and CEE 81-20096 to the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California at San Diego.
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Series Name:Report: CE (University of Southern California - Dept. of Civil Engineering)
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Official Citation:Moslem, K. (1983). Accelerograms from the Mammoth Lakes, California Earthquake Sequence of May - July, 1980 Recorded on a Temporary Array, University of Southern California, Department of Civil Engineering.
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