Boulder, Colo., USA - Geology posted ahead of print 14 Feb.-2 Mar. is a dynamic collection of papers covering modeling studies of the U.S. New Madrid Seismic Zone; landslide prediction through examination of the Slumgullion landslide, Colorado; investigation of a potential nuclear waste repository site in Finland; understanding river delta formation and long-term evolution with insights from the Mekong River, Vietnam; and an explanation of how drought drove forest decline and dune building in eastern upper Michigan, USA.
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Kinematics of the New Madrid seismic zone, central United States, based on stepover models
Thomas L. Pratt, U.S. Geological Survey, School of Oceanography, Box 357940, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA. Published online 14 Feb. 2011; doi: 10.1130/G32624.1.
Seismicity in the New Madrid seismic zone (NMSZ) of the central United Sta
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