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Alaska seismic studies

Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)
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Abstract

Seismic monitoring in Alaska by the U.S Geological Survey consists of a network of 46 stations focused on the following four areas:

  • Yakatut Bay to Prince William Sound, centered on the Yakatage seismic gap.
  • Anchorage, and the surrounding region of rapid growth and development. 
  • The active Cook Inlet volcanoes-Iliamna,Redoubt and Spurr. (Two of three stations near Mount Spurr are funded by the State of Alaska as part of their geothermal program.)
  • The region of the proposed Bradely Lake hydroelectric project on the Kenai Peninsula. (The area is monitored by five stations with funds from the Army Corps of Engineers.) 

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Alaska seismic studies
Series title Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)
Volume 16
Issue 1
Year Published 1984
Language English
Publisher U.S Geological Survey
Description 6 p.
First page 28
Last page 33
Country United States
State Alaska
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Additional Online Files (Y/N) N