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Stanford Data Base for Earthquakes in the United States

Nielsen, RJ (Author)
Date created:
October 1982
Type of resource:
Technical report
The Stanford Data Base of Earthquakes for the United States is intended as a data source for researchers who are assessing seismic hazard in the continental United States. Such information is of vital interest to those making decisions about siting, design criteria, and exposure evaluation. The Data Base contains basic information about earthquakes which have occurred in the United States. It represents the best information available from U.S. Government catalogs and various regional studies. The accompanying report explains what decisions, judgments, and procedures were used in assembling the source data into the new catalog. The data are listed chronologically in one file. As explained in Section IV, the information in the catalog can be presented in its entirety in magnetic tape format, or on a selective basis by location and magnitude in a printed list or plotted epicentral map. The catalog was assembled as part of a project in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Engineer at Stanford University.
Preferred Citation:
Nielsen, R. (1982). Stanford Database for Earthquakes in the United States. John A. Blume Earthquake Engineering Center Technical Report 58. Stanford Digital Repository. Available at: http://purl.stanford.edu/sh456tt4148
John A. Blume Earthquake Engineering Center Technical Report Series
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John A. Blume Earthquake Engineering Center
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User agrees that, where applicable, content will not be used to identify or to otherwise infringe the privacy or confidentiality rights of individuals. Content distributed via the Stanford Digital Repository may be subject to additional license and use restrictions applied by the depositor.

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