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Earthquakes and groundwater

Earthquakes & Volcanoes (USGS)

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Abstract

As part of the US Geological Survey prediction experiment at Parkfield along the San Andreas fault in California, a network of water wells is being monitored. This network consists of wells that are situated at seven sites that were drilled by the Geological Survey for the express purpose of monitoring water levels. These wells have turned out to be very sensitive volume strain meters. The scientific rationale for the wells as strain meters is explained in some detail. -from Authors

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Earthquakes and groundwater
Series title:
Earthquakes & Volcanoes (USGS)
Volume
19
Issue:
4
Year Published:
1987
Language:
English
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Earthquakes & Volcanoes (USGS)
First page:
138
Last page:
146
Number of Pages:
9