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Images of Crust Beneath Southern California Will Aid Study of Earthquakes and Their Effects

Fuis, Gary S. and Okaya, David A. and Clayton, Robert W. and Lutter, William J. and Ryberg, Trond and Brocher, Thomas M. and Henyey, Thomas M. and Benthien, Mark L. and Davis, Paul M. and Mori, James and Catchings, Rufus D. and ten Brink, Uri S. and Kohler, Monica D. and Klitgord, Kim D. and Bohannon, Robert G. (1996) Images of Crust Beneath Southern California Will Aid Study of Earthquakes and Their Effects. EOS Transactions, 77 (18). pp. 173-176. ISSN 0096-3941. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20160502-142008606

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Abstract

The Whittier Narrows earthquake of 1987 and the Northridge earthquake of 1991 highlighted the earthquake hazards associated with buried faults in the Los Angeles region. A more thorough knowledge of the subsurface structure of southern California is needed to reveal these and other buried faults and to aid us in understanding how the earthquake-producing machinery works in this region.


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Clayton, Robert W.0000-0003-3323-3508
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Additional Information:© 1996 American Geophysical Union. The National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program and the National Science Foundation funded this experiment. We thank David Hill, Thomas Holzer, and Walter Mooney for reviews of early versions of this paper.
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Official Citation:Fuis, G. S., et al. (1996), Images of crust beneath southern California will aid study of earthquakes and their effects, Eos Trans. AGU, 77(18), 173–176, doi:10.1029/96EO00112.
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