Accession Number : AD0731121

Title :   Earthquake Activity and Strain Changes Associated with Underground Explosions.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jul 68-31 May 71,

Corporate Author : MACKAY SCHOOL OF MINES RENO NEV

Personal Author(s) : Ryall,Alan ; Boucher,Gary ; Douglas,Bruce

Report Date : 20 SEP 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : During the period of this grant, efforts were concentrated on investigations of the possible triggering influence on regional earthquake activity by other phenomena, including large underground explosions; on a study of static strains generated by underground explosions; and on detailed studies of small earthquakes. Progress in these categories over the grant period are described in this report. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*EARTHQUAKES, NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS), (*UNDERGROUND EXPLOSIONS, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES), SEISMOMETERS, SHOCK WAVES, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, MICROSEISMS, STRAIN(MECHANICS), REVIEWS, NEVADA, CALIFORNIA

Subject Categories : Seismology
      Seismic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE