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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 1982
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1982) 72 (3): 901-909.
...Walter D. Mooney; James H. Luetgert abstract Two seismic refraction profiles were recorded in the Santa Clara Valley region of central California to determine the upper crustal seismic velocity structure. A reversed, 8-km-long profile was recorded across the valley near Gilroy and an unreversed 38...
Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 April 2016
Geosphere (2016) 12 (2): 366-376.
...David W. Andersen; Nancy C. Shostak; Karen M. Locke; Nathan P. Ramstetter; Ellen P. Metzger Abstract Gravel and sand samples from alluvium in five wells in the Santa Clara Valley, California (USA), have particle compositions that help constrain patterns of Quaternary basin evolution and sediment...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 February 2016
Geosphere (2016) 12 (1): 35-57.
...Edward A. Mankinen; Carl M. Wentworth Abstract Paleomagnetic study of cores from six deep wells provides an independent temporal framework for much of the alluvial stratigraphy of the Quaternary basin beneath the Santa Clara Valley. This stratigraphy consists of 8 upward-fining cycles in the upper...
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Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 June 2015
Geosphere (2015) 11 (3): 606-637.
...R.T. Hanson Abstract The hydrologic framework of the Santa Clara Valley in northern California was redefined on the basis of new data and a new hydrologic model. The regional groundwater flow systems can be subdivided into upper-aquifer and lower-aquifer systems that form a convergent flow system...
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Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 February 2015
Geosphere (2015) 11 (1): 50-62.
...V.E. Langenheim; R.C. Jachens; C.M. Wentworth; R.W. Graymer; R.G. Stanley; R.J. McLaughlin; R.W. Simpson; R.A. Williams; D.W. Andersen; D.A. Ponce Abstract The late Cenozoic stratigraphic and tectonic history of the Santa Clara Valley illustrates the dynamic nature of the North American–Pacific...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 February 2015
Geosphere (2015) 11 (1): 63-75.
...R.W. Graymer; R.G. Stanley; D.A. Ponce; R.C. Jachens; R.W. Simpson; C.M. Wentworth Abstract Santa Clara Valley is bounded on the southwest and northeast by active strike-slip and reverse-oblique faults of the San Andreas fault system. On both sides of the valley, these faults are superposed...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 December 2014
Geosphere (2014) 10 (6): 1177-1202.
...Kevin M. Schmidt; Stephen D. Ellen; David M. Peterson Abstract Damage to pavement and near-surface utility pipes caused by the 17 October 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake provides evidence for ground deformation in a 663 km 2 area near the southwest margin of the Santa Clara Valley, California (USA...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2010
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2010) 100 (5A): 2264-2286.
... in the sedimentary basin environment of the Santa Clara Valley, California, and its margins. Arrays of portable seismic stations are used to target four study areas with different ground motion patterns: (1) an edge of the alluvial basin extending up onto a marginal ridge (Blossom Hill), (2) a Cenozoic basin...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2009
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2009) 99 (1): 367-381.
...Thomas L. Holzer; Thomas E. Noce; Michael J. Bennett Abstract Maps showing the probability of surface manifestations of liquefaction in the northern Santa Clara Valley were prepared with liquefaction probability curves. These curves were based on complementary cumulative frequency distributions...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2008
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2008) 98 (4): 1983-2003.
...David M. Boore; Michael W. Asten Abstract Many groups contributed to a blind interpretation exercise for the determination of shear-wave slowness beneath the Santa Clara Valley. The methods included invasive methods in deep boreholes as well as noninvasive methods using active and passive sources...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2008
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2008) 98 (3): 1243-1271.
...Stephen Harmsen; Stephen Hartzell; Pengcheng Liu Abstract Models of the Santa Clara Valley ( SCV ) 3D velocity structure and 3D finite-difference software are used to predict ground motions from scenario earthquakes on the San Andreas ( SAF ), Monte Vista/Shannon, South Hayward, and Calaveras...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2006
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2006) 96 (5): 1851-1881.
...Stephen Hartzell; Stephen Harmsen; Robert A. Williams; David Carver; Arthur Frankel; George Choy; Peng-Cheng Liu; Robert C. Jachens; Thomas M. Brocher; Carl M. Wentworth Abstract A 3D seismic velocity and attenuation model is developed for Santa Clara Valley, California, and its surrounding uplands...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2005
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2005) 95 (6): 2506-2516.
... conducted a blind comparison of masw and remi results with four boreholes logged to at least 260 m for shear velocity in Santa Clara Valley, California, to determine how closely these surface methods match the downhole measurements. Average shear-wave velocity estimates to depths of 30, 50, and 100 m...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2005
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2005) 95 (3): 1120-1136.
...David Dolenc; Doug Dreger; Shawn Larsen Abstract We have investigated ground-motion amplification in the Santa Clara Valley ( scv ) using teleseismic P waves observed during the 1998 deployment of 41 short-period seismometers. The Santa Clara Valley Seismic Experiment ( scvse ) (Lindh et al. , 1999...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2005
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2005) 95 (3): 1137-1149.
...David Dolenc; Doug Dreger Abstract We have investigated ground-motion amplification in the Santa Clara Valley ( scv ) using microseisms observed during the 1998 deployment of 41 short-period seismometers. The Santa Clara Valley Seismic Experiment ( scvse ) (Lindh et al. , 1999 ; Fletcher et al...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2003
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2003) 93 (1): 480-500.
...Jon B. Fletcher; John Boatwright; Allan G. Lindh Abstract Forty-two portable digital instruments were deployed across the Santa Clara Valley from June until early November 1998; this array recorded 14 small and moderate local events and 7 large teleseismic events. We analyze the ground motion from...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 May 1999
Geology (1999) 27 (5): 391-394.
... Cenozoic deformation along the northeastern Santa Cruz Mountains range front. Deformed late Pleistocene alluvial fans and terraces provide evidence for localized late Quaternary uplift above range-bounding reverse faults within the southwestern Santa Clara Valley adjacent to the range front. On the basis...
Series: Miscellaneous Publication
Publisher: Pacific Section American Association of Petroleum Geologists
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.32375/1998-MP46.21
EISBN: 9781732014879
... The Santa Clara oil field is located on Federal Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) lands in the Santa Barbara Channel, offshore southern California (Figure 1). The field lies in the submerged western portion of the Santa Barbara - Ventura basin on a prominent midbasin structural feature known...
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 December 1997
Geology (1997) 25 (12): 1091-1094.
...V. E. Langenheim; K. M. Schmidt; R. C. Jachens Abstract Damage patterns caused by the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake along the southwestern margin of the Santa Clara Valley, California, form three zones that coincide with mapped and inferred traces of range-front thrust faults northeast of the San...
Journal Article
Published: 01 February 1994
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1994) 84 (1): 76-90.
... and attenuation from borehole measurements near the Parkfield prediction zone, central California , Earthquake Spectra 5 , 513 - 537 . Gibbs J. F. (1992) . The attenuation of seismic shear waves in Quaternary alluvium from borehole measurements and local earthquakes, Santa Clara Valley...