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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2013
Environmental and Engineering Geoscience (2013) 19 (3): 265–287.
...DANIEL LARSEN; JASON MORAT; BRIAN WALDRON; STEPHANIE IVEY; JERRY ANDERSON Abstract Leakage of water into the semi-confined Memphis aquifer near the Sheahan well field in Memphis, Tennessee, has been suggested by many studies extending back to the 1960s. A leakage pathway from Nonconnah Creek...
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Conceptual model for leakage from the shallow <b>aquifer</b> to the <b>Memphis</b> <b>aquife</b>...
Published: 01 August 2013
Figure 2. Conceptual model for leakage from the shallow aquifer to the Memphis aquifer near the Sheahan well field (modified from Larsen et al. [2003a] ).
Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2005
Seismological Research Letters (2005) 76 (5): 598–614.
... ). Multiple Holocene earthquakes along the Reelfoot Fault, central New Madrid seismic zone , Journal of Geophysical Research 101 , 6,151 - 6,170 . Kingsbury , J. A. and W. S. Parks ( 1993 ). Hydrogeology of the Principal Aquifers and Relation of Faults to Interaquifer Leakage in the Memphis...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2012
Environmental and Engineering Geoscience (2012) 18 (2): 113–158.
... sedimentary sequence underlying the city. This sequence provides one of the finest groundwater aquifers in the world, the Memphis Sand. Pliocene ancestral Ohio River alluvium (Upland Complex) is an excellent source of sand and gravel for the region. Plio-Pleistocene fluvial degradation by the Mississippi...
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Journal Article
Published: 16 September 2014
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2014) 104 (5): 2194–2205.
... into subsurface aquifers triggers earthquake swarm in central Arkansas with potential for damaging earthquake , Seismol. Res. Lett. 83 , no.  2 , 250 – 260 . Jemberie A. L. Langston C. A. ( 2005 ). Site amplification, scattering and intrinsic attenuation in the Mississippi embayment from...
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Journal Article
Published: 03 January 2018
Seismological Research Letters (2018) 89 (2A): 688–701.
...—Statistical and spatial characterization of susceptible units , J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Eng. 132 , 705 – 715 . Brahana J. V. , and Broshears R. E. 1989 . Hydrogeology and ground‐water flow in the Memphis and Fort Pillow Aquifers in the Memphis area, Tennessee , U.S. Geol. Surv. Water...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 July 2017
GSA Bulletin (2017) 129 (7-8): 970–996.
... coarse sand with interbedded clay and silt. The clay and silt are carbonaceous, with thin lignite beds occurring locally. The Memphis Sand is continuous across the northern Mississippi embayment in Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi and is the principal aquifer for the region. The Memphis Sand...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2003) 93 (3): 986–997.
...-m thick fine to very coarse sand with discontinuous clay lenses and discontinuous lignite deposits. The Memphis Sand is a major aquifer, providing over 190 million gallons of water per day to the city ( Parks and Carmichael, 1990 ; Kingsbury and Parks, 1993 ). Beneath the Memphis Sand is a 49...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2003
Earthquake Spectra (2003) 19 (1): 159–189.
...R. A. Williams, M.EERI; S. Wood; W. J. Stephenson; J. K. Odum; M. E. Meremonte; R. Street; D. M. Worley We determined S-wave velocities (V s ) to about 40-m depth at 65 locations in the Memphis-Shelby County, Tennessee, area. The V s measurements were made using high-resolution seismic refraction...
Journal Article
Published: 06 April 2016
Seismological Research Letters (2016) 87 (3): 620–630.
...). In general, most wells in the study area inject into carbonate rocks with relatively low intrinsic porosity; therefore, the higher‐volume wells are sited strategically in areas where secondary permeability from fractures, joints, and faults significantly increases fluid movement in the aquifer. A number...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 1997
Seismological Research Letters (1997) 68 (5): 785–796.
... resolving secondary alignments. The most distinct of the second-order alignments is along the southeastern flank of Reelfoot rift. This rift margin zone includes the 32 km long Crittenden County fault zone, just 25 km from Memphis, Tennessee. Among those earthquakes recorded and located by the regional...
Journal Article
Published: 09 October 2019
Seismological Research Letters (2019) 90 (6): 2250–2261.
... and Memphis aquifer at the Tennessee Valley Authority Allen Power Plants, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee , U.S. Geol. Surv. Open‐File Rept. 2018‐1097 , 66 pp., doi: 10.3133/ofr20181097 . Cox R. Cherryhomes J. Harris J. Larsen D. Van Arsdale R. , and Forman S. 2006...
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Journal Article
Published: 13 December 2017
Seismological Research Letters (2018) 89 (1): 253–267.
... . Altitudes of ground water levels for 2005 and historic water level change in surficial and Memphis aquifers, Shelby County, Tennessee , Master’s Thesis , The University of Memphis, Tennessee . Malekmohammadi M. 2013 . Statistical study of ground motion amplification in the Mississippi...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 September 2006
GSA Bulletin (2006) 118 (9-10): 1160–1170.
... of the manuscript. We thank the Government of Spain and the University of Memphis for financial and logistical support. neotectonics drainage basins rivers fault blocks tilt blocks North America Recognition of active tectonic structures is a challenge in slowly deforming regions that have humid...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 2001
GSA Bulletin (2001) 113 (5): 615–624.
..., University of Memphis, earthquake catalog). Arrows are global positioning system (GPS) vectors (after Newman et al., 1999 ). Center point of arrow marks GPS station location. NMSZ—New Madrid seismic zone; PG—Porter Gap (see Fig. 6 ); BCF—Big Creek fault; HRF—Hatchie River fault; JF—Jackson fault; RFT...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2001
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2001) 71 (3): 400–409.
... Division of Geology core storage facility, Waverly, Tennessee. A complete set of documents and data related to the DGHS well (well logs, core photos, core descriptions, water analyses, pump test data, etc.) is available at the Earth Sciences Library, University of Memphis, as well as at the Tennessee...
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Trilinear major ion (Piper) diagram of water compositions in the <b>Memphis</b> aq...
Published: 01 August 2013
Figure 8. Trilinear major ion (Piper) diagram of water compositions in the Memphis aquifer (2002 data; Ivey et al., 2008 ) and time-averaged data from the shallow aquifer and Nonconnah Creek during 2004 and early 2005.
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Cross plots of (A) tritium and     and (B) tritium and     in the <b>Memphis</b> a...
Published: 01 August 2013
Figure 9. Cross plots of (A) tritium and and (B) tritium and in the Memphis aquifer (2002 data; Ivey et al., 2008 ) and time-averaged data from the shallow aquifer during 2004 and early 2005. The radius of the symbols is proportional to the total dissolved solids (TDS
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Cross plots of (A) tritium and     and (B) tritium and     in the <b>Memphis</b> a...
Published: 01 August 2013
Figure 9. Cross plots of (A) tritium and and (B) tritium and in the Memphis aquifer (2002 data; Ivey et al., 2008 ) and time-averaged data from the shallow aquifer during 2004 and early 2005. The radius of the symbols is proportional to the total dissolved solids (TDS
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Cross plots of (A) tritium and     and (B) tritium and     in the <b>Memphis</b> a...
Published: 01 August 2013
Figure 9. Cross plots of (A) tritium and and (B) tritium and in the Memphis aquifer (2002 data; Ivey et al., 2008 ) and time-averaged data from the shallow aquifer during 2004 and early 2005. The radius of the symbols is proportional to the total dissolved solids (TDS