Research Projects

June 2, 2020

Louie: Vs(z) Archive

Geotechnical shear-wave velocity versus depth data from hundreds of sites in Nevada, California, and New Zealand
January 31, 2020

Smith, Kent: Western Great Basin Seismic Network

5 year continued support of the larger ANSS seismic network
November 15, 2019

Kent, Smith: Earthquake Early Warning in Eastern California, Phases 1-3

The Nevada Seismological Laboratory is working with California ShakeAlert partners to bring earthquake warnings to eastern California.
August 21, 2019

Kent, Smith: USGS Cooperative Agreement Supplement: Deferred Maintenance - Phase 2

Phase 2 upgrade of seismic instruments focussed primarily in southern Nevada.
July 9, 2019

Kent, Kell, (Arnulf, Harding): NSF-funded: AXIAL3D Expedition

A group of 13 scientists is using 3D Seismic Imaging technology to understand the complex magma body structure within the submarine Axial Volcano, using assets provided by the R/V Marcus Langseth.
July 1, 2019

Wesnousky: Paleoseismology of the M7.3 1915 Pleasant Valley Earthquake Ruptures

July 1, 2019

Wesnousky: Paleoearthquake Trenching Investigation of Active Faults in and near Carson City

July 1, 2019

Louie, Smith: Testing Reno-area basin models with shaking records from moderate local and regional earthquakes

Developing a Reno ShakeOut Scenario for public safety and planning in the Reno/Sparks/Carson/Tahoe urban area.
February 1, 2019

Smith: Nevada Seismicity Studies - Input to Hazard Assessment, Clusters & Sequences, Source Physics, and Ground Motions

USGS NEHRP Funded
January 22, 2019

Smith, Kent: NV Energy, Public-Private Partnership Initiative for Wildfire Risk Reduction

A supplementary buildout of the ALERTWildfire network through support from NV Energy.
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