New Madrid Seismic Zone: Our Understanding on the 200th Anniversary of the New Madrid Earthquake Sequence
Oral Session · Wednesday 8:30 am, 13 April · Ballroom C Session Chairs: Eugene Schweig and Robert Williams
The Paleoseismological Record of New Madrid Earthquakes and Implications for Seismic Hazard
SCHWEIG, E. S., USGS, Denver, CO, email@example.com
The clearest evidence remaining from the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811 and 1812 is the widespread occurrence of sand blows, liquefied sediments erupted onto the land surface. Additional evidence of the earthquakes can be found in numerous landslides and the effects of uplift and subsidence on...