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Los Angeles Basin Passive Seismic Experiment: subsurface imaging in a densely populated urban setting

Kohler, Monica (1998) Los Angeles Basin Passive Seismic Experiment: subsurface imaging in a densely populated urban setting. Southern California Earthquake Center Quarterly Newsletter, 4 (2). pp. 20-22. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20160211-164706787

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Abstract

Shallow subsurface structures can sometimes focus seismic waves produced by earthquakes, resulting in enhanced earthquake damage. For example, the large amount of damage that occurred in Santa Monica after the Northridge earthquake may have been caused by focusing of seismic energy.


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Additional Information:We thank Paul Davis, Aaron Martin, Bryan Kerr, Shirley Baher, Steve Persh, Andy Rigor, Geoff Ely, Kirsten Zellmer, Elizabeth Cochran, and Carmen Alex for assistance during this experiment. The equipment and maintenance of the experiment were made possible by the existence of the Portable Broadband Instrument Center at the Institute for Crustal Studies at UC Santa Barbara. Funding was provided by U.S.G.S. and SCEC.
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Deposited By: Monica Kohler
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